The table below looks at the statistics for the Excel Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Excel Developer
Rank 515 505 459
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -46
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 85 70 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 49 92
Average daily rate
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£400 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £625 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £238 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £28.75 £140.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-79.46% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.75 £140.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-79.46% +300.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Excel Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Excel Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Excel Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Excel Developer within the UK.

Excel Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Excel Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Excel Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Excel Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Excel Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Excel Developer within the UK.

Excel Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Excel Developer
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Excel Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 82 £400 -23.80% 13
London -6 53 £450 -14.28% 12
City of London +15 16 £488 -11.36% 5
South West -22 10 £300 -
North West +2 8 £325 +44.44%
East of England -20 5 £300 +106.89%
Manchester - 5 £270 -
South East -9 3 £135 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £295 -
Gloucester - 2 £295 -
Croydon - 2 £255 -
Berkshire +10 1 - -
Scotland -22 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Cheshire - 1 £250 -
Essex - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Basildon - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cambridge - - - -

Excel Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 142 (83.53%) VBA
2 106 (62.35%) SQL
3 50 (29.41%) Finance
4 47 (27.65%) Banking
5 41 (24.12%) SQL Server
6 36 (21.18%) MS Excel
7 29 (17.06%) C#
8 27 (15.88%) Spreadsheet
9 26 (15.29%) Front Office
10 22 (12.94%) .NET
11 19 (11.18%) Fixed Income
12 18 (10.59%) Investment Banking
13 16 (9.41%) T-SQL
13 16 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
14 14 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (7.65%) Derivative
16 12 (7.06%) Migration
16 12 (7.06%) RAD
17 11 (6.47%) VB
17 11 (6.47%) MS Access
17 11 (6.47%) Data Analysis
18 10 (5.88%) Equities
18 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
19 9 (5.29%) Degree
19 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
20 8 (4.71%) Retail
20 8 (4.71%) Cognos
21 7 (4.12%) ETL

Excel Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 7 (4.12%) SAS
2 6 (3.53%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 36 (21.18%) MS Excel
2 27 (15.88%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (3.53%) PowerPivot
4 4 (2.35%) MS Office
4 4 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
2 2 (1.18%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.59%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.59%) Global One
3 1 (0.59%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (24.12%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.47%) MS Access
5 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.76%) PerformancePoint
9 3 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.76%) SAP BW
10 2 (1.18%) Xcelsius
10 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
10 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (1.18%) MySQL
11 1 (0.59%) SQLPlus
11 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 50 (29.41%) Finance
2 47 (27.65%) Banking
3 26 (15.29%) Front Office
4 18 (10.59%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.71%) Retail
6 3 (1.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Advertising
7 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.94%) .NET
2 4 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.76%) Web Services
3 3 (1.76%) ADO
4 2 (1.18%) HTML
4 2 (1.18%) Middleware
4 2 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (0.59%) ActiveX
5 1 (0.59%) Flash
5 1 (0.59%) XHTML
5 1 (0.59%) CSS
5 1 (0.59%) JSP
5 1 (0.59%) Struts
5 1 (0.59%) OLE
5 1 (0.59%) Java EE
5 1 (0.59%) WPF
5 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.18%) Fixed Income
2 13 (7.65%) Derivative
3 10 (5.88%) Equities
4 9 (5.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.35%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.35%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.76%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.76%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.18%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.59%) NHS
8 1 (0.59%) IVR
8 1 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.53%) Windows
2 3 (1.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.59%) UNIX
3 1 (0.59%) Linux
3 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (9.41%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (7.06%) Migration
2 12 (7.06%) RAD
3 11 (6.47%) Data Analysis
4 10 (5.88%) Unit Testing
5 7 (4.12%) ETL
6 6 (3.53%) Business Analysis
6 6 (3.53%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (2.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (2.94%) Validation
8 4 (2.35%) Data Management
8 4 (2.35%) Integration Testing
8 4 (2.35%) Release Management
8 4 (2.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (2.35%) Analytics
9 3 (1.76%) Greeks
9 3 (1.76%) Investment Management
9 3 (1.76%) OO
9 3 (1.76%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 142 (83.53%) VBA
2 106 (62.35%) SQL
3 29 (17.06%) C#
4 16 (9.41%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.47%) VB
6 5 (2.94%) VBScript
6 5 (2.94%) Java
7 4 (2.35%) C++
8 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.59%) Python
9 1 (0.59%) SAPscript
9 1 (0.59%) Perl
9 1 (0.59%) PHP
9 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (5.29%) Degree
2 3 (1.76%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.76%) PhD
3 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.18%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.59%) EMIR
2 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 14 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.71%) Cognos
3 7 (4.12%) Business Objects
3 7 (4.12%) SAP
4 5 (2.94%) Oracle
5 4 (2.35%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.76%) Sage
6 3 (1.76%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.18%) Northgate
7 2 (1.18%) Sybase
8 1 (0.59%) JBoss
8 1 (0.59%) Sun
8 1 (0.59%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.59%) Genesys
8 1 (0.59%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.59%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.59%) Remedy
8 1 (0.59%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.59%) Reuters
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