Period
to 17 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 6 months to 17 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Spreadsheets
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 330 434 481
Rank change year-on-year +104 +47 -50
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 63 80 156
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.26% 0.35%
As % of the Applications category 5.93% 3.45% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 56 107
Median daily rate £445 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% -8.33% -0.11%
10th Percentile £264 £156 £200
90th Percentile £733 £569 £843
England median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -3.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 9
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.25 £18.66
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.79% +35.32% -7.22%
10th Percentile £18.83 £18.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £58.00 £39.53 £33.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.11 £18.03
% change year-on-year +11.88% +11.54% +20.20%

Spreadsheet is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1,062 2,321 3,529
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.17% 7.66% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 1,610 2,381
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £180 £155 £156
90th Percentile £588 £588 £598
England median daily rate £372 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +3.65% -4.42% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 113 141
Median hourly rate £26.11 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.63% -1.58% -5.00%
10th Percentile £12.76 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £51.75 £32.69 £47.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +9.38% +3.23%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 17 January 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +92 10 £663 +35.90% 1
West London +44 3 £245 - 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (38.10%) Finance
3 18 (28.57%) SQL
4 17 (26.98%) Front Office
4 17 (26.98%) Banking
5 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (17.46%) Fixed Income
7 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
8 9 (14.29%) VBA
8 9 (14.29%) Java
8 9 (14.29%) Project Management
8 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
9 8 (12.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (12.70%) Visualisation
10 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 7 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (11.11%) Power Platform
10 7 (11.11%) Power BI
10 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
11 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 6 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
12 5 (7.94%) RMADS
12 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
12 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
12 5 (7.94%) Analytics
12 5 (7.94%) GDPR

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) Apache
2 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 29 (46.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (6.35%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.76%) SPSS
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Power Platform
2 2 (3.17%) Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.59%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.76%) Broadband
2 2 (3.17%) Wireless
3 1 (1.59%) Firewall
3 1 (1.59%) Internet
3 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) Power BI
2 3 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (4.76%) Tableau
3 2 (3.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.17%) OLAP
3 2 (3.17%) OLTP
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) QGIS
3 2 (3.17%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.17%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) Impala
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) ER Studio
1 2 (3.17%) ERwin
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Banking
2 17 (26.98%) Front Office
3 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Local Government
6 1 (1.59%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Developer
3 9 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Excel Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Excel VBA Developer
7 5 (7.94%) VBA Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Electronic Trading Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Java Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Pricing Consultant
8 4 (6.35%) Pricing Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Project Control Officer
8 4 (6.35%) Project Officer
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) C# Developer
9 3 (4.76%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 3 (4.76%) Project Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) Rendezvous
2 2 (3.17%) HTML
2 2 (3.17%) JSON
2 2 (3.17%) PostGIS
2 2 (3.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.46%) Fixed Income
3 8 (12.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (6.35%) Derivative
5 3 (4.76%) User Experience
6 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.17%) Social Media
7 1 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.59%) Equities
7 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.59%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.59%) NHS
7 1 (1.59%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Unix
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) Project Management
3 8 (12.70%) Data Analysis
3 8 (12.70%) Visualisation
4 7 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (9.52%) Data Cleansing
5 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.94%) Analytics
6 5 (7.94%) Process Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) Requirements Gathering
6 5 (7.94%) Risk Management
6 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.35%) Change Control
7 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (6.35%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.35%) Epics
7 4 (6.35%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (14.29%) Java
2 9 (14.29%) VBA
3 5 (7.94%) Python
4 4 (6.35%) C#
4 4 (6.35%) C++
5 3 (4.76%) C
5 3 (4.76%) R
5 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.35%) PMP
5 3 (4.76%) MBA
6 2 (3.17%) Degree
6 2 (3.17%) ISEB
6 2 (3.17%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (1.59%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) GDPR
1 5 (7.94%) RMADS
2 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.59%) PMO
3 1 (1.59%) QA
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Cadence
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.17%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.59%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.59%) Palo Alto
4 1 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.59%) SIMUL8