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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 334 320
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 100 94 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.43% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 5.78% 4.79% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 71 79
Median daily rate £470 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £185 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 7
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.63 £13.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.75% +9.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £14.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.93 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  

Spreadsheet is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1731 1964 2458
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 8.32% 9.02% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 1411 1614
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 69 129
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +0.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.25 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 12 £431 +1.47% 4
Barking - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £200 -
Chiswick - 1 £200 -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 81 (43.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 71 (37.77%) Finance
3 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (22.87%) Microsoft
5 41 (21.81%) Banking
6 40 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (20.21%) SQL
8 36 (19.15%) Python
9 33 (17.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 27 (14.36%) C#
10 27 (14.36%) VBA
10 27 (14.36%) Analytics
11 23 (12.23%) .NET
12 21 (11.17%) Windows
12 21 (11.17%) Derivative
13 20 (10.64%) Investment Banking
14 19 (10.11%) Project Management
15 17 (9.04%) Front Office
15 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
15 17 (9.04%) Security Cleared
15 17 (9.04%) Quantitative Research
16 16 (8.51%) Reuters
16 16 (8.51%) Bloomberg
17 15 (7.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 15 (7.98%) XML
18 14 (7.45%) CMS
18 14 (7.45%) Fixed Income
18 14 (7.45%) STL
18 14 (7.45%) PhD
18 14 (7.45%) C++

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 14 (7.45%) CMS
2 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.60%) SAS
4 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 81 (43.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (9.04%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (3.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (1.06%) RMDS
3 1 (0.53%) Primavera
3 1 (0.53%) SnowdropKCS
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) Google Analytics
2 5 (2.66%) GitHub
3 4 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.13%) Office 365
4 3 (1.60%) Trello
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.06%) SaaS
6 1 (0.53%) AdWords
6 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Broadband
1 1 (0.53%) Internet
1 1 (0.53%) Intranet
1 1 (0.53%) SMS
1 1 (0.53%) VoIP
1 1 (0.53%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.06%) Big Data
5 2 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.06%) MS Access
5 2 (1.06%) MySQL
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Smart View
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (0.53%) QlikView
6 1 (0.53%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.60%) JIRA
3 2 (1.06%) Selenium
4 1 (0.53%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 71 (37.77%) Finance
2 41 (21.81%) Banking
3 20 (10.64%) Investment Banking
4 17 (9.04%) Front Office
5 7 (3.72%) Publishing
6 5 (2.66%) Marketing
7 3 (1.60%) Advertising
7 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) Back Office
8 2 (1.06%) Legal
8 2 (1.06%) Military
8 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) French Language
9 1 (0.53%) German Language
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (35.11%) Developer
2 65 (34.57%) Analyst
3 28 (14.89%) Python Developer
4 24 (12.77%) Quantitative Developer
5 20 (10.64%) Business Analyst
6 16 (8.51%) .NET Developer
7 15 (7.98%) Excel Developer
7 15 (7.98%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.45%) C++ Developer
8 14 (7.45%) C++ Pricing Developer
9 12 (6.38%) C# Developer
10 10 (5.32%) C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.32%) Coordinator
10 10 (5.32%) VBA Developer
11 9 (4.79%) C# Pricing Developer
11 9 (4.79%) C# Quant Developer
11 9 (4.79%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 9 (4.79%) C++/C# Developer
11 9 (4.79%) Data Analyst
11 9 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.23%) .NET
2 15 (7.98%) XML
3 14 (7.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (7.45%) STL
4 8 (4.26%) Web Services
5 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.06%) JSON
7 1 (0.53%) ADO
7 1 (0.53%) D3.js
7 1 (0.53%) Flask
7 1 (0.53%) HTML
7 1 (0.53%) Velocity
7 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (17.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (11.17%) Derivative
4 15 (7.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 14 (7.45%) Fixed Income
5 14 (7.45%) Swaptions
6 10 (5.32%) Data Centre
7 6 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.19%) PMI
8 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (2.13%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.60%) Blog
9 3 (1.60%) Equities
10 2 (1.06%) NHS
10 2 (1.06%) Social Media
10 2 (1.06%) User Experience
11 1 (0.53%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.17%) Windows
2 5 (2.66%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.60%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.06%) Unix
4 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (28.19%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (14.36%) Analytics
3 19 (10.11%) Project Management
4 17 (9.04%) Quantitative Research
5 14 (7.45%) Data Analysis
5 14 (7.45%) Risk Analytics
6 10 (5.32%) Process Improvement
6 10 (5.32%) Time Management
6 10 (5.32%) Unit Testing
6 10 (5.32%) Validation
7 9 (4.79%) CRM
7 9 (4.79%) Migration
7 9 (4.79%) Performance Management
7 9 (4.79%) Six Sigma
7 9 (4.79%) Waterfall
7 9 (4.79%) Workflow
8 8 (4.26%) Change Management
8 8 (4.26%) RAD
8 8 (4.26%) SDLC
9 7 (3.72%) Digital Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (20.21%) SQL
2 36 (19.15%) Python
3 27 (14.36%) C#
3 27 (14.36%) VBA
4 14 (7.45%) C++
5 3 (1.60%) R
6 2 (1.06%) Go
6 2 (1.06%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.06%) Ruby
6 2 (1.06%) VB
6 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.06%) VB6
7 1 (0.53%) Perl
7 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (9.04%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.45%) PhD
3 9 (4.79%) Degree
4 6 (3.19%) CTC Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.19%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.60%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.06%) AAT
7 2 (1.06%) ACCA
7 2 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.53%) CCAB
8 1 (0.53%) CEH
8 1 (0.53%) CISMP
8 1 (0.53%) CISSP
8 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.53%) GIAC
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.72%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.19%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.19%) QA
3 5 (2.66%) IFRS
4 4 (2.13%) IFRS 9
4 4 (2.13%) PMO
5 3 (1.60%) GDPR
5 3 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.60%) SLA
6 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (1.06%) MiFID
7 1 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.53%) Snort
Vendors
1 43 (22.87%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.51%) Bloomberg
2 16 (8.51%) Reuters
3 10 (5.32%) Google
4 9 (4.79%) CheckPoint
5 6 (3.19%) Tableau
6 4 (2.13%) Oracle
7 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.60%) Sun
7 3 (1.60%) Sybase
8 2 (1.06%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.06%) IBM
9 1 (0.53%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.53%) CA
9 1 (0.53%) Cognos
9 1 (0.53%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.53%) Remedy
9 1 (0.53%) SAP
9 1 (0.53%) Splunk
9 1 (0.53%) Talend
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