The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Spreadsheets
South West / Somerset
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.88%
As % of the Applications category - - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £15.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.34% +16.00%  

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 Somerset with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 37 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 7.55% 14.02% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 12
Median daily rate £358 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £1,131 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 11
Median hourly rate £16.25 £38.75 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.06% +169.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.87 £25.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £42.15 £36.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Somerset

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Somerset