Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 466 428 414
Rank change year-on-year -38 -14 -16
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 159 190 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.44% 0.47%
As % of the Applications category 4.51% 5.39% 5.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 140 143
London median daily rate £475 £444 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.04% +21.58% -14.12%
10th Percentile £130 £200 £178
90th Percentile £643 £688 £625
England median daily rate £375 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -6.38% +23.08% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
London median hourly rate £38.07 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.96% +13.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £15.62 £15.18 £14.08
90th Percentile £44.63 £23.00 £33.53
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.06 £13.50
% change year-on-year +5.85% +18.96% +0.30%

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 3,528 3,526 4,274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.75% 8.25% 9.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,353 2,328 2,939
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £153 £163 £163
90th Percentile £600 £600 £553
England median daily rate £375 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +2.74% +5.80% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 141 162
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £16.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +24.71% -3.31%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.05 £50.00 £26.88
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 16 August 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in London over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor 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 16 August 2018. 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 -12 37 £438 +2.94% 4
West London -12 17 £113 -43.75% 3
East London -21 2 £450 +300.00%
North London +3 1 £250 -33.33%
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 77 (48.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 61 (38.36%) Finance
3 46 (28.93%) Microsoft
4 45 (28.30%) SQL
5 43 (27.04%) VBA
6 36 (22.64%) SQL Server
7 34 (21.38%) Microsoft Office
8 26 (16.35%) Banking
9 25 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
11 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
12 21 (13.21%) Front Office
12 21 (13.21%) C#
13 19 (11.95%) Fixed Income
14 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
15 16 (10.06%) Project Management
16 15 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 15 (9.43%) Migration
16 15 (9.43%) Analytics
17 14 (8.81%) Degree
17 14 (8.81%) XML
18 12 (7.55%) Asset Management
18 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
18 12 (7.55%) Data Analysis
18 12 (7.55%) Investment Banking
18 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (7.55%) Process Improvement
19 11 (6.92%) OO
19 11 (6.92%) RAD
19 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 7 (4.40%) NServiceBus
1 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
1 7 (4.40%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.63%) CMS
2 1 (0.63%) Confluence
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 77 (48.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 34 (21.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.63%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.26%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (1.26%) Orchestrade
2 2 (1.26%) RMDS
3 1 (0.63%) HFM
3 1 (0.63%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.63%) Maximo
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.63%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.77%) Office 365
3 3 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.26%) GitHub
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) Lucidchart
5 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.89%) CTI
1 3 (1.89%) PBX
1 3 (1.89%) WLAN
2 2 (1.26%) Network Security
2 2 (1.26%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (0.63%) DHCP
3 1 (0.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Intranet
3 1 (0.63%) NAS
3 1 (0.63%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.63%) SNMP
3 1 (0.63%) Softphone
3 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (5.03%) Power BI
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.14%) OLAP
9 4 (2.52%) Big Data
9 4 (2.52%) MS Access
9 4 (2.52%) QlikView
10 3 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.26%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.26%) Essbase
11 2 (1.26%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.26%) Snowflake Schema
11 2 (1.26%) Sqoop
11 2 (1.26%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 7 (4.40%) Artifactory
1 7 (4.40%) Bitbucket
1 7 (4.40%) Moq
1 7 (4.40%) NCrunch
1 7 (4.40%) NUnit
1 7 (4.40%) ReSharper
1 7 (4.40%) TeamCity
2 6 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 61 (38.36%) Finance
2 26 (16.35%) Banking
3 21 (13.21%) Front Office
4 12 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.40%) Legal
5 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.14%) Retail
7 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.52%) Marketing
7 4 (2.52%) Publishing
8 3 (1.89%) Advertising
9 2 (1.26%) Back Office
9 2 (1.26%) Billing
10 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.63%) French Language
10 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.63%) German Language
10 1 (0.63%) International Banking
10 1 (0.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (37.74%) Developer
2 34 (21.38%) VBA Developer
3 29 (18.24%) Analyst
4 17 (10.69%) Excel Developer
5 16 (10.06%) Consultant
6 15 (9.43%) Excel VBA Developer
6 15 (9.43%) Senior Developer
7 14 (8.81%) Administrator
8 13 (8.18%) C# Developer
8 13 (8.18%) SQL Developer
9 11 (6.92%) Procurement Officer
10 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
11 8 (5.03%) Senior VBA Developer
12 7 (4.40%) .NET Developer
12 7 (4.40%) RAD Developer
12 7 (4.40%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (3.77%) IT Administrator
13 6 (3.77%) Procurement Administrator
13 6 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (3.14%) Senior Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.81%) XML
2 10 (6.29%) .NET
3 9 (5.66%) Middleware
3 9 (5.66%) REST
4 8 (5.03%) WPF
5 7 (4.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (4.40%) MSMQ
5 7 (4.40%) WCF
5 7 (4.40%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (4.40%) WinForms
6 4 (2.52%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.89%) HTML
7 3 (1.89%) Rendezvous
8 2 (1.26%) COM
8 2 (1.26%) XML Messaging
9 1 (0.63%) JSON
9 1 (0.63%) OpenDaylight
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.63%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (11.95%) Fixed Income
3 9 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (5.03%) Derivative
5 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.14%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.52%) Equities
7 4 (2.52%) Wiki
8 3 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.89%) IVR
9 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.26%) Replication
9 2 (1.26%) User Experience
10 1 (0.63%) Digital Wallet
10 1 (0.63%) FMCG
10 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.63%) iPhone
10 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.40%) Windows
2 3 (1.89%) Linux
2 3 (1.89%) Mac OS X
2 3 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.26%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.63%) SUSE
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (14.47%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (10.69%) Business Analysis
4 16 (10.06%) Project Management
5 15 (9.43%) Analytics
5 15 (9.43%) Migration
6 12 (7.55%) Asset Management
6 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (7.55%) Data Analysis
6 12 (7.55%) Process Improvement
6 12 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.92%) OO
7 11 (6.92%) RAD
7 11 (6.92%) Scrum
8 10 (6.29%) Investment Management
9 8 (5.03%) Change Management
10 7 (4.40%) Data Management
10 7 (4.40%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.40%) TDD
10 7 (4.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.30%) SQL
2 43 (27.04%) VBA
3 21 (13.21%) C#
4 10 (6.29%) Java
4 10 (6.29%) Python
5 6 (3.77%) VB
6 5 (3.14%) C++
6 5 (3.14%) R
6 5 (3.14%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.89%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.63%) Go
9 1 (0.63%) Prolog
9 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (8.81%) Degree
2 9 (5.66%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.89%) APMP
4 3 (1.89%) CISSP
4 3 (1.89%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.26%) CISM
5 2 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) PMO
2 6 (3.77%) GDPR
3 3 (1.89%) QA
4 2 (1.26%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.26%) HDFS
3 2 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.63%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (0.63%) DameWare
1 1 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.63%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 46 (28.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.03%) Bloomberg
2 8 (5.03%) DevExpress
3 7 (4.40%) Oracle
3 7 (4.40%) Tableau
4 4 (2.52%) Reuters
5 3 (1.89%) Apple
5 3 (1.89%) FactSet
5 3 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.89%) VMware
6 2 (1.26%) Adobe
6 2 (1.26%) Brocade
6 2 (1.26%) Cisco
6 2 (1.26%) EMC
6 2 (1.26%) Google
6 2 (1.26%) Hitachi
6 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
6 2 (1.26%) NetApp
6 2 (1.26%) RedGate
6 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com