The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 26 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.

Microsoft Excel
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 3.70% - 7.61%
As % of the Applications category 100.00% - 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £303 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

Microsoft Excel 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 Taunton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 3.70% 5.00% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 7
Median daily rate £303 £238 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.36% -34.48%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Taunton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Taunton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Taunton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel 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 Taunton region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Product Owner
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Product Owner
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum Product Owner
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft