The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 112 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 +2  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.45% 0.28%
As % of the Applications category 1.65% 6.67% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 4
Median daily rate - £400 £146
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +173.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £265 £275
% change year-on-year +32.07% -3.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 121 135 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 8.58% 6.68% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 80 137
Median daily rate £320 £323 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% -0.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 9
Median hourly rate £10.89 £15.50 £22.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.77% -30.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.10 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.20 £17.00 £43.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in West Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in West Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Spreadsheet within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +16 1 - -
Halifax +7 1 - -
Spreadsheet
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Biostatistics
3 1 (9.09%) Law
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (9.09%) Sage
3 1 (9.09%) SGML
3 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (9.09%) XML

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Law
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
1 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Implementation Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) IT Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (27.27%) IT Technician
2 3 (27.27%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) SGML
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Biostatistics
1 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Data Management
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Sage