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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 182 195 147
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -48
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 14 15 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.24% 0.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 43
Average daily rate
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£475 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £280 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
Excel Developer
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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
4922 5815 5554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.41% 92.97% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3734 4160 4129
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £285
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 72 90 110
Average hourly rate £17.87 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.67% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £41.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.76% -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 31 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 31 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 31 (70.45%) VBA
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 22 (50.00%) Finance
4 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
5 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 15 (34.09%) Banking
7 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 12 (27.27%) RAD
9 10 (22.73%) ETL
10 9 (20.45%) Data Modelling
10 9 (20.45%) C#
10 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 8 (18.18%) VB
11 8 (18.18%) Front Office
12 7 (15.91%) .NET
13 6 (13.64%) MS Office
13 6 (13.64%) Data Cleansing
13 6 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (9.09%) Data Management
15 4 (9.09%) C++
15 4 (9.09%) Java
15 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
15 4 (9.09%) Derivative
15 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
15 4 (9.09%) Master Data Management
15 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
15 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (47.73%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.55%) MS Access
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) QlikView
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (34.09%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Front Office
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.27%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) WPF
3 2 (4.55%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) WCF
4 1 (2.27%) JSON
4 1 (2.27%) MDX
4 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Derivative
1 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) Hedge funds
2 3 (6.82%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.55%) Equities
3 2 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.27%) RAD
2 10 (22.73%) ETL
3 9 (20.45%) Data Modelling
4 6 (13.64%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (9.09%) Master Data Management
5 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (9.09%) Data Management
5 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) OO
7 2 (4.55%) OOP
7 2 (4.55%) Web Development
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) MVVM
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) BDD
8 1 (2.27%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.27%) Greeks
8 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (2.27%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) VBA
2 27 (61.36%) SQL
3 9 (20.45%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) T-SQL
4 8 (18.18%) VB
5 4 (9.09%) C++
5 4 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) C++/CLI
7 1 (2.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Bloomberg
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) Business Objects