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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 183 190 202
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 13 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 19
Average daily rate
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£500 £488 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £365 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £538 £628
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £140.00
% change year-on-year
- -79.46%
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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
4890 5349 6613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.97% 92.10% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3890 4809
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 90 145
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 26 (96.30%) VBA
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 8 (29.63%) MS Access
6 7 (25.93%) C#
7 6 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Front Office
9 4 (14.81%) .NET
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 4 (14.81%) RAD
9 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) ETL
10 3 (11.11%) Web Services
10 3 (11.11%) C++
10 3 (11.11%) Market Risk
11 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
11 2 (7.41%) Ruby
11 2 (7.41%) HTML
11 2 (7.41%) Java
11 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
11 2 (7.41%) Oracle
11 2 (7.41%) VB
11 2 (7.41%) XML
11 2 (7.41%) Windows
11 2 (7.41%) OOP
11 2 (7.41%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) MS Access
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 4 (14.81%) Front Office
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Market Risk
3 2 (7.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.70%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) RAD
2 3 (11.11%) ETL
3 2 (7.41%) CRM
3 2 (7.41%) OOP
3 2 (7.41%) OO
3 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
4 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
4 1 (3.70%) Analytics
4 1 (3.70%) DNA
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) VBA
2 10 (37.04%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) Java
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) VB
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) Ruby
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Basel II
1 1 (3.70%) COREP
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
1 2 (7.41%) Sybase
2 1 (3.70%) SAP
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg