Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 November 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 > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 111
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Applications category - 7.41% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Wales median daily rate - £282 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.59% +3.85%
UK median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Wales median hourly rate - £15.75 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +36.96% -
UK median hourly rate £14.97 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +24.71% -20.00% -

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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 114 108 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.61% 7.71% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 68 91
Wales median daily rate £300 £213 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.18% -34.62% +3.59%
10th Percentile £129 £126 £181
90th Percentile £376 £411 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 10
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £12.25 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +4.26% -9.62%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £38.50 £16.60 £16.83
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.02% +3.36% +4.17%

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Spreadsheet as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in Wales

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Wales

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Wales