Period
to 28 October 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 28 October 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
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 447 338 459
Rank change year-on-year -109 +121 +27
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 113 39 109
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.31% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Applications category 4.49% 4.08% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 35 77
10th Percentile £200 £251 £205
25th Percentile £319 £389 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £515 £400
Median % change year-on-year -2.91% +28.75% -15.79%
75th Percentile £706 £710 £494
90th Percentile £800 £780 £588
England median daily rate £445 £432 £352
% change year-on-year +3.01% +22.73% -6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £13.38 £54.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate £13.75 £56.00 £13.25
Median % change year-on-year -75.45% +322.64% -5.36%
75th Percentile £14.53 £58.00 £21.00
90th Percentile £15.25 " £33.60
England median hourly rate £15.74 £26.96 £13.50
% change year-on-year -41.64% +99.70% -12.48%

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 2,515 955 2,833
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 6.93% 6.65% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,695 645 1,955
10th Percentile £213 £160 £160
25th Percentile £340 £285 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £425 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £588 £525 £500
90th Percentile £675 £638 £595
England median daily rate £420 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 32 136
10th Percentile £13.63 £12.72 £12.22
25th Percentile £16.35 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £19.16
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.37% +0.86%
75th Percentile £40.25 £35.50 £22.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £41.29 £30.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.89% +8.57% +6.06%

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 28 October 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
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 28 October 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 -48 22 £750 - 3
West London -18 1 £250 +2.04% 2
East London - 1 - - 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 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 49 (43.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 41 (36.28%) Finance
3 34 (30.09%) Social Skills
4 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (25.66%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (17.70%) Banking
7 19 (16.81%) SQL
8 18 (15.93%) Front Office
9 17 (15.04%) Migration
9 17 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
10 16 (14.16%) Fixed Income
11 15 (13.27%) Java
12 14 (12.39%) Organisational Skills
13 13 (11.50%) Fintech
14 12 (10.62%) Self-Motivation
15 11 (9.73%) Legacy Systems
15 11 (9.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
15 11 (9.73%) Windows
15 11 (9.73%) Electronic Trading
16 10 (8.85%) Oracle
16 10 (8.85%) Project Management
17 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
17 9 (7.96%) VBA
17 9 (7.96%) Google
18 8 (7.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
18 8 (7.08%) Data Analysis
18 8 (7.08%) Business Analysis
18 8 (7.08%) Python

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 4 (3.54%) Confluence
2 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (43.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (5.31%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (2.65%) SPSS
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SimCorp Dimension
1 2 (1.77%) Summit
2 1 (0.88%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.88%) Eikon
2 1 (0.88%) HFM
2 1 (0.88%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.88%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (4.42%) Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Google Workspace
3 4 (3.54%) Power Platform
4 3 (2.65%) Azure Logic Apps
4 3 (2.65%) Google Docs
5 2 (1.77%) AWS
5 2 (1.77%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.77%) Power Automate
5 2 (1.77%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.77%) Snowflake
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.88%) Amazon EKS
6 1 (0.88%) GCP
6 1 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.88%) Google Sheets
6 1 (0.88%) MailChimp
6 1 (0.88%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) Firewall
1 5 (4.42%) IPsec
1 5 (4.42%) SSL
1 5 (4.42%) VPN
2 1 (0.88%) LAN
2 1 (0.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.54%) Power BI
3 3 (2.65%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.65%) Tableau
4 2 (1.77%) Big Data
4 2 (1.77%) MySQL
4 2 (1.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.88%) BigQuery
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) Essbase
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.88%) Metadata
5 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (0.88%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.88%) Redis
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.88%) GitLab
2 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (36.28%) Finance
2 34 (30.09%) Social Skills
3 29 (25.66%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (17.70%) Banking
5 18 (15.93%) Front Office
6 14 (12.39%) Organisational Skills
7 6 (5.31%) Presentation Skills
8 5 (4.42%) Public Sector
9 4 (3.54%) Back Office
9 4 (3.54%) Marketing
10 3 (2.65%) Legal
10 3 (2.65%) Retail
11 2 (1.77%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.88%) Advertising
12 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.88%) Law
12 1 (0.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (38.05%) Analyst
2 23 (20.35%) Business Analyst
3 13 (11.50%) Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Consultant
5 11 (9.73%) Electronic Trading Consultant
5 11 (9.73%) Java Consultant
5 11 (9.73%) Pricing Consultant
6 10 (8.85%) Data Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Coordinator
8 5 (4.42%) Administrator
8 5 (4.42%) Bid Manager
8 5 (4.42%) Programme Manager
8 5 (4.42%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Service Manager
9 4 (3.54%) Excel Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (3.54%) VBA Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Digital Programme Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.65%) Web Services
3 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.77%) CSS
3 2 (1.77%) HTML5 Canvas
3 2 (1.77%) REST
4 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.88%) HTML
4 1 (0.88%) jQuery
4 1 (0.88%) JSON
4 1 (0.88%) Kendo UI
4 1 (0.88%) LINQ
4 1 (0.88%) MobX
4 1 (0.88%) Node.js
4 1 (0.88%) Nuxt
4 1 (0.88%) ODBC
4 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) Fixed Income
2 12 (10.62%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (9.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (9.73%) Legacy Systems
4 9 (7.96%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.19%) Analytical Mindset
6 5 (4.42%) Data Centre
6 5 (4.42%) Derivative
7 4 (3.54%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.65%) CMDB
8 3 (2.65%) Learning Management System
8 3 (2.65%) NHS
8 3 (2.65%) Reinsurance
9 2 (1.77%) Equities
9 2 (1.77%) Replication
9 2 (1.77%) User Experience
10 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.73%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Linux
3 2 (1.77%) Unix
3 2 (1.77%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.04%) Migration
2 17 (15.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (11.50%) Fintech
4 11 (9.73%) Electronic Trading
5 10 (8.85%) Project Management
6 8 (7.08%) Business Analysis
6 8 (7.08%) Data Analysis
6 8 (7.08%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (7.08%) Software Delivery
7 7 (6.19%) Programme Management
8 6 (5.31%) Analytics
8 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.31%) Data Management
8 6 (5.31%) ETL
8 6 (5.31%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.42%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (4.42%) Data Modelling
9 5 (4.42%) Decision-Making
9 5 (4.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) SQL
2 15 (13.27%) Java
3 9 (7.96%) VBA
4 8 (7.08%) Python
5 5 (4.42%) C#
6 3 (2.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.77%) C
7 2 (1.77%) C++
7 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.88%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.88%) Lua
8 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CCNA
3 1 (0.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.88%) ISEB
3 1 (0.88%) MBA
3 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) Data Quality
1 6 (5.31%) QA
2 5 (4.42%) GDPR
2 5 (4.42%) PMO
3 2 (1.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) GAAP
4 1 (0.88%) IFRS
4 1 (0.88%) ITGC
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (15.04%) Microsoft
2 10 (8.85%) Oracle
3 9 (7.96%) Google
4 7 (6.19%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.31%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (5.31%) SAP
6 2 (1.77%) Apple
6 2 (1.77%) Sage
6 2 (1.77%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.88%) Cadence
7 1 (0.88%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.88%) Dell
7 1 (0.88%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.88%) Meraki
7 1 (0.88%) Northgate
7 1 (0.88%) Proofpoint
7 1 (0.88%) Splunk