Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 376 376
Rank change year-on-year -50 0 +13
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 209 241 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.54% 0.50%
As % of the Applications category 5.39% 5.90% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 157 160
London median daily rate £450 £365 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% -10.15% +1.56%
10th Percentile £187 £186 £199
90th Percentile £688 £555 £638
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 10
London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.07 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.90% -11.95% -6.65%
10th Percentile £15.25 £9.20 £12.45
90th Percentile £20.70 £37.17 £50.88
England median hourly rate £14.98 £11.79 £15.50
% change year-on-year +27.08% -23.94% +1.97%

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 3876 4086 4779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.39% 9.10% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2670 2691 3200
London median daily rate £389 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £156 £163 £159
90th Percentile £607 £550 £588
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 170 236
London median hourly rate £20.50 £16.58 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.66% -2.49% +9.64%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.49 £10.00
90th Percentile £46.98 £40.82 £33.38
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.76% +5.00%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in London

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in London.

Contractor 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 19 November 2017. 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 +2 42 £500 +17.65% 1
West London -1 10 £170 +3.03% 1
South London -38 5 £725 +98.63% 1
East London -12 4 £102 -49.00%
North London -10 1 £375 - 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 109 (52.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 91 (43.54%) Finance
3 50 (23.92%) VBA
4 49 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (19.14%) Analytics
5 40 (19.14%) C#
6 39 (18.66%) Microsoft
7 38 (18.18%) Front Office
8 37 (17.70%) Python
9 36 (17.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 33 (15.79%) C++
11 32 (15.31%) Project Management
11 32 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (14.35%) Banking
12 30 (14.35%) SQL
13 28 (13.40%) Windows
13 28 (13.40%) Derivative
13 28 (13.40%) Security Cleared
14 24 (11.48%) Fixed Income
14 24 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (10.53%) XML
16 21 (10.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 21 (10.05%) Risk Analytics
17 20 (9.57%) Quantitative Research
17 20 (9.57%) Workflow
18 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
19 18 (8.61%) PRINCE2
20 16 (7.66%) Power BI
20 16 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
21 15 (7.18%) Data Analysis

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 12 (5.74%) CMS
2 10 (4.78%) SAS
3 7 (3.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 6 (2.87%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.96%) Confluence
5 2 (0.96%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 109 (52.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (7.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.35%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.91%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.48%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 8 (3.83%) Oracle General Ledger
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Assets
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle iProcurement
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (3.35%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 4 (1.91%) RMDS
4 2 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.96%) Maximo
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (0.96%) Orchestrade
5 1 (0.48%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.83%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.91%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.48%) AdWords
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) GitHub
3 1 (0.48%) Google Play
3 1 (0.48%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.48%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.70%) Internet
2 8 (3.83%) SMS
3 2 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.96%) Firewall
3 2 (0.96%) FTP
3 2 (0.96%) LAN
3 2 (0.96%) SecureCRT
3 2 (0.96%) VPLS
3 2 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.48%) VoIP
4 1 (0.48%) WAAS
4 1 (0.48%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.66%) Power BI
2 15 (7.18%) SQL Server
3 9 (4.31%) SAS EBI
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.35%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.44%) Big Data
7 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.96%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.48%) OLAP
9 1 (0.48%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 7 (3.35%) JIRA
2 3 (1.44%) TestRail
3 2 (0.96%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.96%) FitNesse
3 2 (0.96%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.96%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.96%) Maven
4 1 (0.48%) Capybara
4 1 (0.48%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.48%) GCC
4 1 (0.48%) GDB
4 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.48%) RSpec
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.48%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (43.54%) Finance
2 38 (18.18%) Front Office
3 30 (14.35%) Banking
4 11 (5.26%) Billing
5 10 (4.78%) Legal
6 8 (3.83%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.39%) Marketing
7 5 (2.39%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.44%) Advertising
8 3 (1.44%) Back Office
8 3 (1.44%) Publishing
9 2 (0.96%) French Language
9 2 (0.96%) Law
10 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.48%) Games
10 1 (0.48%) International Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.48%) Retail
10 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (31.58%) Developer
2 62 (29.67%) Analyst
3 21 (10.05%) C++ Developer
4 20 (9.57%) Analytics Developer
4 20 (9.57%) C++ Pricing Developer
4 20 (9.57%) Pricing Developer
5 19 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 18 (8.61%) Project Officer
7 17 (8.13%) Project Support Officer
7 17 (8.13%) Support Officer
8 15 (7.18%) Front Office Developer
8 15 (7.18%) VBA Developer
9 14 (6.70%) Administrator
10 13 (6.22%) Quantitative Developer
11 11 (5.26%) Front Office C++ Developer
12 10 (4.78%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.78%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 10 (4.78%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.78%) RAD Developer
13 9 (4.31%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.53%) XML
2 14 (6.70%) .NET
3 13 (6.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (6.22%) STL
4 9 (4.31%) Rendezvous
5 4 (1.91%) HTML
6 2 (0.96%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.96%) Hibernate
6 2 (0.96%) JDBC
6 2 (0.96%) Middleware
6 2 (0.96%) Spring
6 2 (0.96%) Web Services
7 1 (0.48%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.44%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (17.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 28 (13.40%) Derivative
4 24 (11.48%) Fixed Income
5 21 (10.05%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 12 (5.74%) Swaptions
7 8 (3.83%) Computer Science
7 8 (3.83%) Equities
8 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.87%) Social Media
10 4 (1.91%) Blog
11 3 (1.44%) NHS
12 2 (0.96%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.96%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.48%) OTC Derivatives
13 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.40%) Windows
2 12 (5.74%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.44%) Unix
3 3 (1.44%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.96%) Android
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.14%) Analytics
2 32 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.31%) Project Management
3 24 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (10.05%) Risk Analytics
5 20 (9.57%) Quantitative Research
5 20 (9.57%) Workflow
6 18 (8.61%) PRINCE2
7 16 (7.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.18%) Data Analysis
9 14 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (5.26%) Low Latency
10 11 (5.26%) Migration
11 10 (4.78%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (4.78%) Operations Research
11 10 (4.78%) RAD
12 9 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.31%) High Availability
12 9 (4.31%) Risk Management
12 9 (4.31%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.92%) VBA
2 40 (19.14%) C#
3 37 (17.70%) Python
4 33 (15.79%) C++
5 30 (14.35%) SQL
6 14 (6.70%) Java
7 4 (1.91%) C
7 4 (1.91%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.91%) R
8 3 (1.44%) Ruby
8 3 (1.44%) VB
9 1 (0.48%) AWK
9 1 (0.48%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.48%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.48%) sed
9 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (6.22%) Degree
3 12 (5.74%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (2.87%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.48%) ACCA
8 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.48%) CIMA
8 1 (0.48%) CISM
8 1 (0.48%) CISSP
8 1 (0.48%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.48%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.48%) PMP
8 1 (0.48%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.26%) PMO
2 10 (4.78%) QA
3 5 (2.39%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.39%) MiFID
4 2 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.96%) GDPR
4 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.48%) EMIR
5 1 (0.48%) IFRS
5 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.48%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.91%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.44%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.96%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (0.96%) Nessus
2 2 (0.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.70%) CheckPoint
3 13 (6.22%) Oracle
4 10 (4.78%) Google
4 10 (4.78%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.31%) Tableau
6 5 (2.39%) HP
6 5 (2.39%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) IBM
7 3 (1.44%) Murex
7 3 (1.44%) Sage
7 3 (1.44%) Sybase
8 2 (0.96%) Cisco
8 2 (0.96%) Cognos
8 2 (0.96%) Infor
8 2 (0.96%) Lotus
8 2 (0.96%) Palo Alto
8 2 (0.96%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.48%) Jitterbit
9 1 (0.48%) MobileIron