The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 149 131
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Applications category - 1.71% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £353 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.29%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.70% -10.00%  

Spreadsheet is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 183 234 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.54% 8.08% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 138 183
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 31
Median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.81% -15.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.22 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Spreadsheet as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Spreadsheet in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Handset
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 3 (33.33%) Pricing Data
3 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (22.22%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) CCTV
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) FatWire

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Hyperion Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Handset
1 3 (33.33%) Pricing Data
2 1 (11.11%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Content Management
1 3 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Data Management
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Pay per click
2 2 (22.22%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) FatWire
1 1 (11.11%) Hyperion
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle