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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 166 183 140
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 20 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.29% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.31% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 47
Average daily rate
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£475 £400 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-39.70% +42.85%
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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
4731 5443 5406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.80% 93.22% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3616 3824 4008
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 87 130
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.34 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 March 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 March 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 36 (70.59%) VBA
2 34 (66.67%) SQL
3 28 (54.90%) Finance
4 25 (49.02%) MS Excel
5 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
6 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
7 15 (29.41%) Banking
8 14 (27.45%) ETL
9 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
9 13 (25.49%) RAD
10 12 (23.53%) VB
11 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (17.65%) Front Office
12 9 (17.65%) C#
13 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
14 7 (13.73%) .NET
15 6 (11.76%) MS Office
15 6 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
15 6 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
16 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
17 4 (7.84%) Data Management
17 4 (7.84%) C++
17 4 (7.84%) Java
17 4 (7.84%) Derivative
17 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
17 4 (7.84%) Hedge funds
17 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (49.02%) MS Excel
2 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 6 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (9.80%) Relational Database
3 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) MS Access
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (54.90%) Finance
2 15 (29.41%) Banking
3 9 (17.65%) Front Office
4 3 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) WPF
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (3.92%) WCF
3 2 (3.92%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) JSON
4 1 (1.96%) MDX
4 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Derivative
2 4 (7.84%) Data Integration
2 4 (7.84%) Hedge funds
3 3 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.92%) Equities
4 2 (3.92%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (3.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ETL
2 13 (25.49%) Data Modelling
2 13 (25.49%) RAD
3 6 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
4 5 (9.80%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Data Management
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.84%) Master Data Management
6 3 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (5.88%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.92%) OOP
7 2 (3.92%) Web Development
7 2 (3.92%) MVVM
7 2 (3.92%) Analytics
8 1 (1.96%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.96%) BDD
8 1 (1.96%) Use Case
8 1 (1.96%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (70.59%) VBA
2 34 (66.67%) SQL
3 12 (23.53%) VB
4 9 (17.65%) C#
5 8 (15.69%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.84%) C++
6 4 (7.84%) Java
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.96%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Basel III
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) Bloomberg
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.96%) SAP