Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 465 426 404
Rank change year-on-year -39 -22 -7
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 171 220 224
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.47% 0.51%
As % of the Applications category 4.74% 5.55% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 161 138
London median daily rate £478 £463 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.24% +24.16% -6.52%
10th Percentile £119 £213 £176
90th Percentile £838 £688 £620
England median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
London median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +17.12% -4.57%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.70 £8.85
90th Percentile £45.75 £27.34 £38.96
England median hourly rate £16.61 £14.97 £11.75
% change year-on-year +10.99% +27.36% -21.67%

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 3,609 3,965 3,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 7.71% 8.40% 8.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,410 2,761 2,559
London median daily rate £400 £380 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -0.52% +1.87%
10th Percentile £155 £153 £163
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 135 166
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.10% +24.24% -2.94%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.35 £11.31
90th Percentile £47.09 £38.25 £39.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -28 42 £413 -8.38% 4
West London +11 17 £113 -33.82% 2
East London -32 4 £450 +70.78% 2
South London -21 1 £275 -59.38%
North London - 1 £250 - 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 82 (47.95%) Finance
2 81 (47.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (24.56%) SQL
3 42 (24.56%) VBA
4 40 (23.39%) SQL Server
4 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
5 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (21.64%) C#
7 31 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (16.37%) Analytics
8 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Azure
8 28 (16.37%) Banking
9 26 (15.20%) Degree
10 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
11 24 (14.04%) TDD
12 23 (13.45%) .NET
13 22 (12.87%) Derivative
14 21 (12.28%) Asset Management
15 20 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
16 19 (11.11%) Hedge funds
16 19 (11.11%) Front Office
17 18 (10.53%) Data Analysis
17 18 (10.53%) Investment Banking
17 18 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET Core
18 17 (9.94%) Mathematics
18 17 (9.94%) Credit Derivative
18 17 (9.94%) Project Management
18 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET
19 16 (9.36%) MVC

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 (4.68%) NServiceBus
1 8 (4.68%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.17%) Confluence
3 2 (1.17%) SAS
4 1 (0.58%) Apache
4 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.58%) CMS
4 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 81 (47.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 28 (16.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.92%) Dynamics 365
3 5 (2.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.75%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.75%) Google Tag Manager
4 3 (1.75%) Office 365
5 2 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.17%) iPaaS
5 2 (1.17%) PaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Datadog
6 1 (0.58%) GitHub
6 1 (0.58%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.58%) Lucidchart
6 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.75%) CTI
1 3 (1.75%) PBX
2 2 (1.17%) DKIM
2 2 (1.17%) DMARC
2 2 (1.17%) Network Security
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
3 1 (0.58%) Intranet
3 1 (0.58%) LAN
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.58%) WAN
3 1 (0.58%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.43%) MS Access
4 8 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.09%) Power BI
6 6 (3.51%) OLAP
6 6 (3.51%) QlikView
6 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.92%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.75%) Big Data
9 3 (1.75%) BigQuery
9 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.17%) Data Lake
10 2 (1.17%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (4.68%) Artifactory
1 8 (4.68%) Bitbucket
1 8 (4.68%) Moq
1 8 (4.68%) NCrunch
1 8 (4.68%) NUnit
1 8 (4.68%) ReSharper
1 8 (4.68%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.58%) GitLab
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 82 (47.95%) Finance
2 28 (16.37%) Banking
3 19 (11.11%) Front Office
4 18 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.09%) Legal
6 5 (2.92%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.34%) Marketing
7 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.75%) Publishing
8 3 (1.75%) Retail
9 2 (1.17%) Back Office
10 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.58%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.58%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 60 (35.09%) Developer
2 43 (25.15%) Analyst
3 27 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 22 (12.87%) Excel Developer
5 20 (11.70%) Consultant
6 19 (11.11%) VBA Developer
7 15 (8.77%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.19%) C# Pricing Developer
8 14 (8.19%) C# Quant Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Pricing Developer
8 14 (8.19%) Quantitative Developer
9 13 (7.60%) Data Analyst
10 10 (5.85%) Java Developer
11 8 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (4.68%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (4.09%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.09%) Procurement Officer
12 7 (4.09%) SQL Developer
13 6 (3.51%) Excel VBA Developer
13 6 (3.51%) Process Improvement Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.45%) .NET
2 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET
2 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET Core
3 10 (5.85%) REST
4 8 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (4.68%) Middleware
4 8 (4.68%) MSMQ
4 8 (4.68%) WCF
4 8 (4.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (4.68%) WinForms
4 8 (4.68%) WPF
5 7 (4.09%) XML
6 5 (2.92%) Spring
6 5 (2.92%) Spring Boot
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Fusion
8 2 (1.17%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.58%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (12.87%) Derivative
3 19 (11.11%) Hedge funds
4 17 (9.94%) Credit Derivative
5 16 (9.36%) Fixed Income
6 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
7 12 (7.02%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (4.09%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.92%) Equities
10 5 (2.92%) Replication
11 3 (1.75%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.75%) IVR
11 3 (1.75%) User Experience
12 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
12 2 (1.17%) Wiki
13 1 (0.58%) FMCG
13 1 (0.58%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.17%) Linux
1 2 (1.17%) Windows
2 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (16.37%) Analytics
3 24 (14.04%) TDD
4 21 (12.28%) Asset Management
5 20 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 17 (9.94%) Mathematics
7 17 (9.94%) Project Management
8 16 (9.36%) MVC
9 13 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (7.60%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.02%) Business Analysis
10 12 (7.02%) Process Improvement
11 11 (6.43%) Coaching
11 11 (6.43%) Data Management
12 10 (5.85%) ETL
12 10 (5.85%) Migration
13 9 (5.26%) Change Management
13 9 (5.26%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (24.56%) SQL
1 42 (24.56%) VBA
2 37 (21.64%) C#
3 10 (5.85%) Java
4 6 (3.51%) Python
4 6 (3.51%) R
5 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.34%) VB
7 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) C
9 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.20%) Degree
2 16 (9.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.19%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (8.19%) PhD
4 10 (5.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.92%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.17%) ACCA
6 2 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.17%) CFA
6 2 (1.17%) CISM
6 2 (1.17%) CISSP
6 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.17%) PMP
7 1 (0.58%) CCNA
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MBA
7 1 (0.58%) MCSE
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.92%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) GDPR
2 2 (1.17%) PMO
3 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) HDFS
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.58%) Pingdom
1 1 (0.58%) SCCM
1 1 (0.58%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.60%) Tableau
3 9 (5.26%) Google
4 8 (4.68%) DevExpress
5 6 (3.51%) Bloomberg
5 6 (3.51%) Remedy
5 6 (3.51%) Workday
6 5 (2.92%) FactSet
6 5 (2.92%) Oracle
7 4 (2.34%) CheckPoint
8 3 (1.75%) Reuters
8 3 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.17%) Adobe
9 2 (1.17%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.17%) SAP
10 1 (0.58%) Apple
10 1 (0.58%) ESRI
10 1 (0.58%) Hyperion
10 1 (0.58%) McAfee
10 1 (0.58%) Pegasus