Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 24 January 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 > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 130 183 242
Rank change year-on-year +53 +59 -22
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 13 14 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.52% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Applications category 5.94% 3.08% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 9
Median daily rate £518 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +107.00% -16.67% +4.35%
10th Percentile £400 £108 £192
90th Percentile £540 £386 £349
England median daily rate £400 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +23.08% -13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £18.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.67% +27.47%
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.11 £18.35
% change year-on-year -0.55% +9.62% +22.30%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 219 454 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 8.80% 8.96% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 266 420
Median daily rate £317 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.46% - -
10th Percentile £120 £120 £130
90th Percentile £518 £506 £488
England median daily rate £374 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +4.28% -4.42% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 56 85
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.38 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.03% +16.91% -0.81%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.79 £9.00
90th Percentile £34.60 £23.61 £23.00
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.53 £16.00
% change year-on-year +19.83% +9.53% +3.23%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in the Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in the Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in the Midlands

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Spreadsheet in the Midlands over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Spreadsheet in the Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Spreadsheet in the Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in the Midlands

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
West Midlands +46 10 £518 +107.00%
East Midlands +43 3 £538 +201.71% 1
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
1 10 (76.92%) Apache
1 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
1 10 (76.92%) ETL
1 10 (76.92%) Release Management
1 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Pentaho
1 10 (76.92%) Hadoop
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
1 10 (76.92%) AWS
1 10 (76.92%) Apache Hive
1 10 (76.92%) Cloudera
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
1 10 (76.92%) Ansible
1 10 (76.92%) HDFS
1 10 (76.92%) Impala
1 10 (76.92%) Data Acquisition
2 8 (61.54%) Data Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Retail

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 10 (76.92%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Amazon S3
1 10 (76.92%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) Apache Hive
1 10 (76.92%) Hadoop
1 10 (76.92%) Impala
1 10 (76.92%) MySQL
1 10 (76.92%) Pentaho
1 10 (76.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Git (software)
1 10 (76.92%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Local Government
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Pentaho Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) ETL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Configuration Management
1 10 (76.92%) Data Acquisition
1 10 (76.92%) ETL
1 10 (76.92%) Release Management
1 10 (76.92%) Unit Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Data Integration
3 7 (53.85%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (7.69%) IT Governance
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) CCAB
2 1 (7.69%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) IFRS
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cloudera
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle