Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 429 391 432
Rank change year-on-year -38 +41 -28
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 196 188 176
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.47% 0.40%
As % of the Applications category 4.98% 5.79% 4.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 129 122
London median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +28.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £157
90th Percentile £688 £620 £640
England median daily rate £400 £389 £305
% change year-on-year +2.89% +27.46% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
London median hourly rate £21.23 £18.64 £16.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.88% +11.24% +4.72%
10th Percentile £14.40 £12.17 £11.66
90th Percentile £32.29 £45.83 £32.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £12.56 £14.75
% change year-on-year +39.39% -14.88% -7.70%

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 3,937 3,247 4,384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 8.55% 8.17% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,668 2,138 2,982
London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £153 £163 £163
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.07% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 130 198
London median hourly rate £20.91 £18.70 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.83% +11.64% -1.47%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £41.00 £50.00 £28.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.59% +7.30%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 25 April 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 -27 44 £500 +11.11% 14
South London -43 6 £650 +333.33% 1
West London -41 2 - - 6
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 112 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 81 (41.33%) Finance
3 53 (27.04%) VBA
4 47 (23.98%) SQL
5 38 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
7 30 (15.31%) Python
8 29 (14.80%) C#
8 29 (14.80%) Project Management
9 28 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 26 (13.27%) Banking
11 23 (11.73%) XML
12 22 (11.22%) C++
12 22 (11.22%) Fixed Income
13 21 (10.71%) Front Office
13 21 (10.71%) Data Analysis
14 20 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (10.20%) Derivative
14 20 (10.20%) Migration
15 19 (9.69%) Security Cleared
16 18 (9.18%) Analytics
16 18 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
16 18 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
17 17 (8.67%) Oracle
17 17 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 16 (8.16%) Operations Research
19 15 (7.65%) Billing
19 15 (7.65%) Windows
19 15 (7.65%) Degree
20 14 (7.14%) QA

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 8 (4.08%) SAS
2 7 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.06%) CMS
4 4 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.02%) Confluence
5 2 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.51%) OpenStack
Applications
1 112 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.57%) Photoshop
4 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (2.04%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.51%) Revit
Business Applications
1 13 (6.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle Assets
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle EBS R12
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle iProcurement
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle Payables
2 11 (5.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 4 (2.04%) Orchestrade
3 4 (2.04%) RMDS
4 3 (1.53%) Primavera
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.51%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.08%) Office 365
2 7 (3.57%) GitHub
3 6 (3.06%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 5 (2.55%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.04%) Trello
6 2 (1.02%) Google Play
7 1 (0.51%) AdWords
7 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (1.02%) DNS
2 2 (1.02%) DWDM
2 2 (1.02%) FTP
2 2 (1.02%) SAN
3 1 (0.51%) DHCP
3 1 (0.51%) NAS
3 1 (0.51%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.51%) Skype
3 1 (0.51%) SMS
3 1 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
4 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (5.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 11 (5.61%) Oracle Discoverer
4 11 (5.61%) Power BI
5 9 (4.59%) Big Data
6 8 (4.08%) SAS EBI
6 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
7 7 (3.57%) MySQL
7 7 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.55%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (2.55%) Star Schema
10 3 (1.53%) Snowflake Schema
10 3 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Selenium
2 4 (2.04%) JIRA
3 3 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.02%) Capybara
4 2 (1.02%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.02%) RSpec
General
1 81 (41.33%) Finance
2 26 (13.27%) Banking
3 21 (10.71%) Front Office
4 15 (7.65%) Billing
5 12 (6.12%) Investment Banking
6 8 (4.08%) Retail
7 5 (2.55%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.55%) Marketing
7 5 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.04%) Legal
9 2 (1.02%) Games
9 2 (1.02%) Law
10 1 (0.51%) Back Office
10 1 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.51%) German Language
10 1 (0.51%) Local Government
10 1 (0.51%) Publishing
10 1 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (34.69%) Developer
2 46 (23.47%) Analyst
3 31 (15.82%) VBA Developer
4 23 (11.73%) Excel Developer
5 21 (10.71%) Excel VBA Developer
6 17 (8.67%) Business Analyst
7 15 (7.65%) Pricing Developer
8 12 (6.12%) C# Developer
8 12 (6.12%) C++ Developer
9 11 (5.61%) Analytics Developer
9 11 (5.61%) C++ Pricing Developer
9 11 (5.61%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 11 (5.61%) Oracle Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) Oracle Support Analyst
9 11 (5.61%) Quantitative Developer
9 11 (5.61%) Support Analyst
10 10 (5.10%) Administrator
10 10 (5.10%) Consultant
10 10 (5.10%) E-Business Analyst
10 10 (5.10%) E-Business Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (11.73%) XML
2 10 (5.10%) HTML
2 10 (5.10%) Rendezvous
3 9 (4.59%) .NET
4 7 (3.57%) JSON
5 4 (2.04%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.02%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.02%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.51%) ADO
7 1 (0.51%) CSS
7 1 (0.51%) Middleware
7 1 (0.51%) OpenDaylight
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.51%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.51%) WPF
7 1 (0.51%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (11.22%) Fixed Income
3 20 (10.20%) Derivative
4 14 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (6.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 12 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.12%) User Experience
6 7 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.04%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.04%) Equities
8 3 (1.53%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.53%) NHS
8 3 (1.53%) Wiki
9 2 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.02%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.51%) CMDB
10 1 (0.51%) FMCG
10 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.65%) Windows
2 9 (4.59%) Linux
3 8 (4.08%) Unix
4 4 (2.04%) Android
5 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.02%) Data ONTAP
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.51%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (14.80%) Project Management
2 21 (10.71%) Data Analysis
3 20 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (10.20%) Migration
4 18 (9.18%) Analytics
4 18 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
5 16 (8.16%) Operations Research
6 12 (6.12%) Quantitative Research
7 11 (5.61%) High Availability
7 11 (5.61%) Line Management
7 11 (5.61%) Risk Analytics
8 10 (5.10%) Customer Engagement
8 10 (5.10%) Low Latency
8 10 (5.10%) RAD
8 10 (5.10%) Test Scripting
9 9 (4.59%) Change Management
9 9 (4.59%) PRINCE2
9 9 (4.59%) Statistics
9 9 (4.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 53 (27.04%) VBA
2 47 (23.98%) SQL
3 30 (15.31%) Python
4 29 (14.80%) C#
5 22 (11.22%) C++
6 11 (5.61%) Java
7 10 (5.10%) R
8 7 (3.57%) Go
9 5 (2.55%) VB
9 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.04%) PHP
11 3 (1.53%) C
11 3 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.02%) Ruby
13 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.51%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 19 (9.69%) Security Cleared
2 15 (7.65%) Degree
3 6 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.55%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.04%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.51%) MBA
7 1 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.14%) QA
2 13 (6.63%) PMO
3 4 (2.04%) GDPR
4 3 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 2 (1.02%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.02%) WAI
6 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.51%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.51%) Firmware
3 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (16.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.67%) Oracle
3 10 (5.10%) TIBCO
4 8 (4.08%) Google
5 7 (3.57%) Adobe
6 6 (3.06%) Bloomberg
6 6 (3.06%) CheckPoint
7 5 (2.55%) Reuters
8 4 (2.04%) Tableau
9 3 (1.53%) Cognos
9 3 (1.53%) MobileIron
9 3 (1.53%) RedGate
9 3 (1.53%) VMware
10 2 (1.02%) Brocade
10 2 (1.02%) EMC
10 2 (1.02%) Hitachi
10 2 (1.02%) HP
10 2 (1.02%) NetApp
10 2 (1.02%) NetCracker
10 2 (1.02%) SAP