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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 528 496 432
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -64
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 79 86 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 52 88
Average daily rate
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£384 £338 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.50% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-46.00% +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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 25 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 22 May 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 -36 72 £373 +10.37% 9
London +1 46 £450 -5.26% 7
West Midlands -4 12 £325 +116.66% 1
North West -11 10 £330 - 1
City of London +6 9 £453 +6.47% 3
Coventry - 7 £300 - 1
Scotland -1 6 £413 -
Edinburgh +1 4 £413 -
Lancashire - 4 £310 - 1
Birmingham -11 3 £350 +133.33%
Cheshire - 3 - -
Preston - 3 £310 -
Manchester -10 2 £358 -
West Yorkshire -10 2 £233 -
Yorkshire -15 2 £233 -41.87%
Chester - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Bromley +2 1 £225 -
Hampshire -8 1 £300 -3.61%
South East -25 1 £300 -3.22%
East of England - 1 £290 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £250 - 1
Bradford - 1 £180 -
Halifax - 1 £285 -

Excel Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 154 (82.35%) VBA
2 88 (47.06%) SQL
3 66 (35.29%) MS Excel
4 65 (34.76%) Finance
5 53 (28.34%) Front Office
6 52 (27.81%) RAD
7 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
8 35 (18.72%) SQL Server
8 35 (18.72%) Banking
9 31 (16.58%) Python
9 31 (16.58%) Derivative
10 30 (16.04%) MS Access
11 29 (15.51%) Java
12 25 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (12.30%) C#
14 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.16%) Spreadsheet
16 17 (9.09%) Equities
16 17 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (9.09%) ETL
17 16 (8.56%) Fixed Income
18 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
18 15 (8.02%) .NET
18 15 (8.02%) Quantitative Analysis
19 14 (7.49%) Oracle
20 13 (6.95%) MS Office
20 13 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 12 (6.42%) Retail
21 12 (6.42%) Investment Banking

Excel Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (4.81%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.21%) SAS
3 1 (0.53%) CMS
3 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.53%) Node.js
Applications
1 66 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 19 (10.16%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (6.95%) MS Office
4 5 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (2.67%) PowerPivot
5 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.07%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.14%) thinkFolio
1 4 (2.14%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.53%) Summit
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.07%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.07%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.07%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.07%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.04%) MS Access
3 17 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.21%) QlikView
7 5 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.60%) DB2
9 3 (1.60%) Base SAS
9 3 (1.60%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.07%) DTS
10 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 65 (34.76%) Finance
2 53 (28.34%) Front Office
3 35 (18.72%) Banking
4 12 (6.42%) Retail
4 12 (6.42%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.67%) French Language
6 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.60%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) .NET
2 5 (2.67%) XML
3 4 (2.14%) HTML5
3 4 (2.14%) HTML
4 3 (1.60%) Web Services
4 3 (1.60%) Flash
4 3 (1.60%) jQuery
4 3 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.07%) OAuth
5 2 (1.07%) Google Maps API
5 2 (1.07%) FpML
6 1 (0.53%) CSS
6 1 (0.53%) OLE
6 1 (0.53%) OLE DB
6 1 (0.53%) MDX
6 1 (0.53%) WCF
6 1 (0.53%) WPF
6 1 (0.53%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 31 (16.58%) Derivative
2 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (9.09%) Equities
4 16 (8.56%) Fixed Income
5 10 (5.35%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (3.74%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (1.60%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.07%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (1.07%) iPad
9 2 (1.07%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.07%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.07%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.53%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.53%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.53%) Swaptions
10 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.14%) Windows
2 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.53%) UNIX
3 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.81%) RAD
2 25 (13.37%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (9.09%) ETL
4 15 (8.02%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (8.02%) Quantitative Analysis
5 11 (5.88%) Analytics
6 10 (5.35%) Release Management
6 10 (5.35%) OO
7 9 (4.81%) Risk Management
8 8 (4.28%) Web Development
8 8 (4.28%) Unit Testing
9 7 (3.74%) Business Analysis
9 7 (3.74%) Data Management
9 7 (3.74%) Investment Management
10 6 (3.21%) Greeks
10 6 (3.21%) Fund Management
10 6 (3.21%) Asset Management
10 6 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.67%) CRM
11 5 (2.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 154 (82.35%) VBA
2 88 (47.06%) SQL
3 31 (16.58%) Python
4 29 (15.51%) Java
5 23 (12.30%) C#
6 15 (8.02%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.88%) Go
8 8 (4.28%) C++
8 8 (4.28%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.28%) VB
9 3 (1.60%) C
9 3 (1.60%) SAS Macro
10 2 (1.07%) Google Apps Script
10 2 (1.07%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.53%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.53%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (4.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.53%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.07%) EMIR
2 2 (1.07%) MiFID
2 2 (1.07%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.53%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.53%) COREP
System Software
1 2 (1.07%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.49%) Oracle
3 7 (3.74%) Bloomberg
4 6 (3.21%) Business Objects
5 5 (2.67%) SAP
6 4 (2.14%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.60%) Tableau
7 3 (1.60%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.07%) Google
8 2 (1.07%) Progress
8 2 (1.07%) Reuters
8 2 (1.07%) Sybase
9 1 (0.53%) Netezza
9 1 (0.53%) Wall Street Systems
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago