The table below looks at the statistics for the Excel Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Excel Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 181 193 183
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 14 12 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.20% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.22% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £490
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £251 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.75 -
% change year-on-year
-43.15% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5100 5516 5982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.69% 92.41% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3901 4140 4411
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 76 140
Average hourly rate £19.72 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.05 £45.25 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Excel Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Excel Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Excel Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Excel Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Excel Developer across the City of London region.

Excel Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Excel Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Excel Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

Excel Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Excel Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Excel Developer across the City of London region.

Excel Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Excel Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Excel Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Excel Developer in their job title.

1 28 (82.35%) VBA
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Banking
4 11 (32.35%) Finance
5 10 (29.41%) RAD
6 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
6 9 (26.47%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.71%) C#
8 5 (14.71%) Front Office
8 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
9 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
9 4 (11.76%) Derivative
9 4 (11.76%) ETL
9 4 (11.76%) .NET
9 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.82%) Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
10 3 (8.82%) C++
10 3 (8.82%) Java
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
11 2 (5.88%) Equities
11 2 (5.88%) Retail
11 2 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
11 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (5.88%) MS Office
11 2 (5.88%) MS Access

Excel Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Excel Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Excel Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) SAS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
1 9 (26.47%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (35.29%) Banking
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Front Office
3 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) MDX
2 1 (2.94%) WCF
2 1 (2.94%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Derivative
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Market Risk
2 2 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.88%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) RAD
2 4 (11.76%) ETL
2 4 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) Analytics
4 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.88%) CRM
4 2 (5.88%) OO
5 1 (2.94%) OOP
5 1 (2.94%) DNA
5 1 (2.94%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.94%) Data Management
5 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.94%) Wealth Management
5 1 (2.94%) Release Management
5 1 (2.94%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) VBA
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) C++/CLI
6 1 (2.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
2 1 (2.94%) SAP