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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 579 541 530
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -11
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 51 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 48
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -24.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £255 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £543 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £300 £238
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +26.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £28.75 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £28.75 £140.00
% change year-on-year
- -79.46%

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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 30 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 3 September 2015. 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 -34 49 £429 +9.93% 6
London -25 30 £475 +7.34% 3
City of London +11 13 £500 +2.56% 2
South East -8 6 £294 +117.59% 1
South West -11 5 £375 +26.05% 2
East of England +4 3 £375 +25.00%
Bristol -4 3 £375 +27.11% 1
West Midlands - 3 £300 -
Berkshire -1 2 £275 - 1
Cambridgeshire -2 2 - -
North West -36 2 £210 -35.29%
West Sussex - 2 £291 -
Crawley - 2 £291 -
Essex -4 1 £375 +25.00%
Scotland -8 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes -8 1 - -
Canary Wharf -8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -15 1 - -
Manchester -23 1 £100 -62.96%
Lancashire - 1 £321 -
Surrey - 1 £325 -
Devon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
Bromley - 1 £170 -
Wigan - 1 £100 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Plymouth - 1 - -
Preston - 1 £321 -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
East Kilbride - 1 - -

Excel Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 107 (84.92%) VBA
2 51 (40.48%) SQL
3 47 (37.30%) MS Excel
3 47 (37.30%) Finance
4 30 (23.81%) Banking
5 29 (23.02%) MS Access
6 28 (22.22%) Front Office
7 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
9 23 (18.25%) C#
10 21 (16.67%) RAD
10 21 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
11 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (11.90%) .NET
12 15 (11.90%) Investment Banking
13 11 (8.73%) Fixed Income
13 11 (8.73%) MS Office
14 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (7.94%) Python
14 10 (7.94%) Derivative
15 9 (7.14%) Retail
16 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (6.35%) Equities
16 8 (6.35%) Oracle
16 8 (6.35%) VB
17 7 (5.56%) Data Analysis
18 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
18 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
18 6 (4.76%) ETL
18 6 (4.76%) Degree

Excel Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 4 (3.17%) SAS
2 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.79%) CMS
3 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 47 (37.30%) MS Excel
2 21 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
3 11 (8.73%) MS Office
4 4 (3.17%) PowerPivot
5 2 (1.59%) MS Project
6 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.59%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.02%) MS Access
2 25 (19.84%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.59%) DTS
6 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) OLAP
6 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.79%) QlikView
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 47 (37.30%) Finance
2 30 (23.81%) Banking
3 28 (22.22%) Front Office
4 15 (11.90%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.14%) Retail
6 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.59%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.79%) French Language
7 1 (0.79%) Advertising
7 1 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.79%) Back Office
7 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.90%) .NET
2 5 (3.97%) Web Services
2 5 (3.97%) XML
3 3 (2.38%) HTML
4 2 (1.59%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.59%) FpML
4 2 (1.59%) Google Maps API
4 2 (1.59%) OAuth
5 1 (0.79%) HTML5
5 1 (0.79%) REST
5 1 (0.79%) Flash
5 1 (0.79%) OLE
5 1 (0.79%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.79%) WPF
5 1 (0.79%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) Fixed Income
3 10 (7.94%) Derivative
4 8 (6.35%) Equities
5 5 (3.97%) Credit Risk
6 4 (3.17%) Market Risk
6 4 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.38%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.38%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.59%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.59%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.79%) FMCG
9 1 (0.79%) iPad
9 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.79%) NHS
9 1 (0.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.67%) RAD
2 10 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (4.76%) ETL
6 5 (3.97%) OO
6 5 (3.97%) CRM
6 5 (3.97%) Risk Management
7 4 (3.17%) Validation
7 4 (3.17%) Web Development
7 4 (3.17%) Unit Testing
7 4 (3.17%) TDD
7 4 (3.17%) Asset Management
7 4 (3.17%) Investment Management
8 3 (2.38%) Project Planning
8 3 (2.38%) Stress Testing
8 3 (2.38%) Analytics
8 3 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (2.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 107 (84.92%) VBA
2 51 (40.48%) SQL
3 23 (18.25%) C#
4 10 (7.94%) Python
5 8 (6.35%) VB
6 6 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.17%) C++
8 4 (3.17%) Java
9 2 (1.59%) MATLAB
9 2 (1.59%) Ruby
9 2 (1.59%) R
9 2 (1.59%) Google Apps Script
10 1 (0.79%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.79%) VB6
10 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.59%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) COREP
2 2 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (1.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.79%) Basel II
Vendors
1 27 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.35%) Oracle
3 4 (3.17%) Sybase
3 4 (3.17%) SAP
3 4 (3.17%) Bloomberg
4 3 (2.38%) Tableau
5 2 (1.59%) Google
5 2 (1.59%) Cognos
5 2 (1.59%) Progress
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.79%) Reuters
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