Period
to 7 August 2020

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 7 August 2020 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
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 331 458 483
Rank change year-on-year +127 +25 -66
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 45 126 163
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.29% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Applications category 3.95% 4.07% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 87 110
Median daily rate £475 £418 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% -12.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £197 £208 £131
90th Percentile £850 £650 £650
England median daily rate £425 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +9.68% +1.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 5
Median hourly rate £12.69 £12.50 £32.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.52% -61.71% +63.23%
10th Percentile £12.04 £11.25 £11.60
90th Percentile £13.35 £24.74 £44.50
England median hourly rate £23.24 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +66.00% -17.65% +7.07%

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 1,139 3,095 3,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.45% 7.73% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 2,057 2,432
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £152 £163 £156
90th Percentile £650 £600 £600
England median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 138 153
Median hourly rate £21.75 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.47% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £12.73 £11.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.63 £49.87 £44.85
Median hourly rate £19.39 £16.62 £16.50
% change year-on-year +16.70% +0.70% +1.98%

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 7 August 2020.

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
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 7 August 2020. 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 +91 8 £800 +49.53% 2
West London +49 2 £438 +23.24% 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (26.67%) Banking
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) Finance
5 9 (20.00%) SQL
5 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.78%) Front Office
7 7 (15.56%) VBA
7 7 (15.56%) Java
7 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (13.33%) Python
8 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
9 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
9 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) Wiki
9 5 (11.11%) Azure
9 5 (11.11%) Office 365
9 5 (11.11%) Analytics
9 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.11%) Fintech
10 4 (8.89%) Slack
10 4 (8.89%) Public Sector
10 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
10 4 (8.89%) JIRA
10 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence

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 (4.44%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (6.67%) LibreOffice
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Azure
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
2 4 (8.89%) Slack
3 3 (6.67%) GitHub
3 3 (6.67%) Google Docs
4 2 (4.44%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
5 1 (2.22%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) 3G
1 3 (6.67%) 4G
1 3 (6.67%) 5G
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.22%) Broadband
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) Big Data
1 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) MS Access
2 2 (4.44%) Power BI
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.22%) QlikView
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (26.67%) Banking
2 10 (22.22%) Finance
3 8 (17.78%) Front Office
4 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 4 (8.89%) Public Sector
5 3 (6.67%) Billing
5 3 (6.67%) Publishing
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (4.44%) Law
7 1 (2.22%) Legal
7 1 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 7 (15.56%) Analyst
1 7 (15.56%) Consultant
2 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 5 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Java Consultant
3 5 (11.11%) Pricing Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) Coordinator
4 4 (8.89%) VBA Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.67%) Telecoms Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Change and Release Manager
6 2 (4.44%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Excel Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Excel VBA Developer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Support
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.11%) Wiki
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.22%) Social Media
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
3 5 (11.11%) Analytics
3 5 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 5 (11.11%) Fintech
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 3 (6.67%) CRM
5 3 (6.67%) Logical Data Model
5 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (6.67%) Project Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Records Management
5 3 (6.67%) Regulatory Compliance
5 3 (6.67%) User Stories
5 3 (6.67%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.44%) Epics
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) Java
2 7 (15.56%) VBA
3 6 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) C#
4 2 (4.44%) R
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.44%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) VB6
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
5 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.22%) ISEB
4 1 (2.22%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) NIST
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Google
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Tableau
4 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.22%) Cadence
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) TIBCO