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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 478 511 386
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -125
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 104 48 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.097% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.11% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 118
Average daily rate
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£419 £420 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -18.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £235 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.08 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.70% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.08 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-39.70% +42.85%

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
47113 45619 41438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.43% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28736 27090 23781
Average daily rate £400 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1896 2209
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 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 27 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 6 March 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 +22 93 £425 +1.19% 7
London +29 66 £500 +17.64% 4
City of London +18 19 £475 +35.71% 1
Scotland -1 8 £413 - 1
North West - 8 £288 -
Edinburgh - 6 £413 - 1
South East - 5 £338 - 2
South West -6 4 £400 +8.10% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £310 -
Manchester - 4 £225 -
East of England +13 1 £290 -30.95%
Bristol -6 1 £400 -5.88% 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Bromley - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
York - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -

Excel Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 159 (74.65%) VBA
2 108 (50.70%) SQL
3 80 (37.56%) MS Excel
4 74 (34.74%) Finance
5 56 (26.29%) Front Office
6 54 (25.35%) RAD
7 50 (23.47%) Banking
8 48 (22.54%) Microsoft
9 44 (20.66%) SQL Server
10 32 (15.02%) Java
10 32 (15.02%) MS Access
11 30 (14.08%) Derivative
12 28 (13.15%) Python
12 28 (13.15%) C#
13 27 (12.68%) ETL
14 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (10.33%) Spreadsheet
15 22 (10.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (9.86%) .NET
17 19 (8.92%) VB
17 19 (8.92%) MS Office
17 19 (8.92%) Retail
18 18 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 18 (8.45%) T-SQL
19 17 (7.98%) Fixed Income
19 17 (7.98%) Quantitative Analysis
20 16 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
20 16 (7.51%) Oracle
21 14 (6.57%) JavaScript

Excel Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 13 (6.10%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (0.47%) Node.js
3 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 80 (37.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (10.33%) Spreadsheet
3 19 (8.92%) MS Office
4 7 (3.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.29%) LatentZero
1 7 (3.29%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.94%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.47%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.47%) Summit
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (20.66%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.02%) MS Access
3 22 (10.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.63%) QlikView
6 8 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.41%) DB2
8 3 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (1.41%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.41%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (0.94%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.41%) JIRA
3 2 (0.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.94%) Toad
4 1 (0.47%) Subversion
4 1 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 74 (34.74%) Finance
2 56 (26.29%) Front Office
3 50 (23.47%) Banking
4 19 (8.92%) Retail
5 9 (4.23%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.88%) French Language
7 3 (1.41%) Marketing
7 3 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.94%) Legal
8 2 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.94%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.47%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.86%) .NET
2 7 (3.29%) HTML
3 6 (2.82%) XML
4 5 (2.35%) jQuery
5 4 (1.88%) HTML5
6 3 (1.41%) WPF
6 3 (1.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.41%) Flash
7 2 (0.94%) WCF
8 1 (0.47%) CSS3
8 1 (0.47%) DAO
8 1 (0.47%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.47%) JSON
8 1 (0.47%) MDX
8 1 (0.47%) ADO
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.47%) CSS
8 1 (0.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.08%) Derivative
2 17 (7.98%) Fixed Income
3 16 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (6.57%) Equities
5 7 (3.29%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (1.88%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.88%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.41%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.94%) iPad
9 2 (0.94%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.94%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (0.94%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) NHS
10 1 (0.47%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.41%) Windows
2 2 (0.94%) UNIX
2 2 (0.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
3 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (25.35%) RAD
2 27 (12.68%) ETL
3 26 (12.21%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.98%) Quantitative Analysis
6 12 (5.63%) Data Modelling
6 12 (5.63%) Analytics
7 11 (5.16%) OO
8 10 (4.69%) Migration
8 10 (4.69%) Release Management
8 10 (4.69%) Unit Testing
9 9 (4.23%) Business Analysis
10 8 (3.76%) Web Development
10 8 (3.76%) Fund Management
11 7 (3.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (3.29%) Data Management
11 7 (3.29%) Risk Management
11 7 (3.29%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (3.29%) Performance Tuning
12 6 (2.82%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 159 (74.65%) VBA
2 108 (50.70%) SQL
3 32 (15.02%) Java
4 28 (13.15%) C#
4 28 (13.15%) Python
5 19 (8.92%) VB
6 18 (8.45%) T-SQL
7 14 (6.57%) JavaScript
8 11 (5.16%) C++
9 8 (3.76%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.41%) SAS Macro
10 3 (1.41%) C
11 1 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.29%) Degree
2 6 (2.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.41%) VCP4
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.35%) QA
2 2 (0.94%) MiFID
2 2 (0.94%) EMIR
3 1 (0.47%) Basel III
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 48 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.51%) Oracle
3 10 (4.69%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.23%) Business Objects
5 6 (2.82%) SAP
5 6 (2.82%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.41%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.41%) Perforce
6 3 (1.41%) Tableau
6 3 (1.41%) Jaspersoft
7 2 (0.94%) Cognos
8 1 (0.47%) Sybase
8 1 (0.47%) Reuters
8 1 (0.47%) Netezza
8 1 (0.47%) Remedy
London
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Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago