The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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.

Spreadsheets
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 125 123
Rank change year-on-year +14 -2  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.52% 0.49%
As % of the Applications category 5.45% 5.08% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 11
Median daily rate £313 £204 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.37% -25.90%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £280 £208
% change year-on-year +16.07% +34.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.31 £15.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.42% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.24
% change year-on-year -5.45% -3.44%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 202 295 333
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 9.51% 10.26% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 163 194
Median daily rate £349 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.35% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 48
Median hourly rate £12.63 £14.99 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.77% +42.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £9.03 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.45 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in Yorkshire

Spreadsheet
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
West Yorkshire +18 9 - - 2
East Yorkshire +3 1 - -
South Yorkshire +2 1 £313 -
Spreadsheet
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Spreadsheet.

1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (57.14%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
5 1 (7.14%) Biostatistics
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Time Management
5 1 (7.14%) Infor
5 1 (7.14%) iSeries
5 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
5 1 (7.14%) Power BI
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle

Spreadsheet
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) MS Access
1 1 (7.14%) Power BI
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) Spotfire
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Implementation Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) IT Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (21.43%) IT Technician
3 3 (21.43%) Support Technician
4 2 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 2 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Biostatistics
1 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Management
1 1 (7.14%) ERP
1 1 (7.14%) ETL
1 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
1 1 (7.14%) Network Management
1 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
1 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Time Management
1 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
1 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Infor
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP