The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Excel Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Excel Developer
Rank 581 553 514
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -39
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 60 79 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 62
Median daily rate £400 £394 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £251 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £25.00

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
52739 52999 51576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.73% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34376 32174 31581
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1514 2137 2130
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -0.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

Excel Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Excel Developer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Excel Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -39 52 £425 +9.67% 1
London -17 41 £431 -4.16% 1
City of London +44 10 £535 +35.01%
South West +6 7 - -
Bristol +4 7 - -
Yorkshire +3 2 £400 +72.04%
South East -12 2 £200 -34.69%
Scotland -14 2 £338 -18.18% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £500 -
Sheffield - 2 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £400 -
Glasgow +5 1 £300 - 1
Edinburgh -14 1 £375 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £200 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, Excel Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Excel Developer in the job title.

1 95 (71.97%) VBA
2 67 (50.76%) SQL
3 65 (49.24%) Finance
4 58 (43.94%) SQL Server
5 52 (39.39%) MS Excel
6 48 (36.36%) Banking
7 35 (26.52%) C#
7 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
8 28 (21.21%) Front Office
9 25 (18.94%) Fixed Income
10 21 (15.91%) Investment Banking
10 21 (15.91%) .NET
11 20 (15.15%) RAD
12 19 (14.39%) Derivative
13 18 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
13 18 (13.64%) VB
14 16 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
15 15 (11.36%) T-SQL
15 15 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (10.61%) Sybase
16 14 (10.61%) Windows
17 13 (9.85%) MS Access
17 13 (9.85%) C++
17 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
17 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
18 12 (9.09%) Equities
18 12 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 11 (8.33%) VB6
19 11 (8.33%) Data Management
20 10 (7.58%) Reference Data

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.55%) SAS
2 4 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.76%) Apache
Applications
1 52 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.64%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (6.06%) MS Office
4 3 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (43.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (9.85%) MS Access
4 12 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (6.82%) Relational Database
7 7 (5.30%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (5.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.79%) QlikView
9 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.27%) Base SAS
11 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 2 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.52%) PowerPivot
11 2 (1.52%) RDBMS
11 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.76%) MySQL
12 1 (0.76%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.76%) Maven
3 1 (0.76%) ProC
General
1 65 (49.24%) Finance
2 48 (36.36%) Banking
3 28 (21.21%) Front Office
4 21 (15.91%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.52%) Retail
6 2 (1.52%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.91%) .NET
2 7 (5.30%) WPF
3 6 (4.55%) Ajax
4 5 (3.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.03%) Silverlight
5 4 (3.03%) WCF
5 4 (3.03%) Web Services
5 4 (3.03%) WinForms
6 3 (2.27%) ADO
6 3 (2.27%) DAO
6 3 (2.27%) XML
7 2 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.52%) jQuery
7 2 (1.52%) JSON
7 2 (1.52%) MDX
7 2 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.76%) HTML5
8 1 (0.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Fixed Income
2 19 (14.39%) Derivative
3 15 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (9.09%) Equities
5 10 (7.58%) Reference Data
6 7 (5.30%) Equity Derivative
7 6 (4.55%) Market Risk
8 4 (3.03%) Credit Risk
8 4 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.27%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.52%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.52%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.52%) Fintech
10 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.61%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (15.15%) RAD
2 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (9.85%) Risk Management
3 11 (8.33%) Data Management
4 10 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (7.58%) Data Modelling
4 10 (7.58%) Validation
5 9 (6.82%) Migration
5 9 (6.82%) OO
6 8 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.30%) Integration Testing
7 7 (5.30%) OOD
8 6 (4.55%) Analytics
8 6 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.79%) Asset Management
9 5 (3.79%) ETL
9 5 (3.79%) Investment Management
9 5 (3.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 95 (71.97%) VBA
2 67 (50.76%) SQL
3 35 (26.52%) C#
4 18 (13.64%) VB
5 15 (11.36%) T-SQL
6 13 (9.85%) C++
7 11 (8.33%) VB6
8 10 (7.58%) Python
9 9 (6.82%) VB.NET
10 6 (4.55%) Java
11 4 (3.03%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.27%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.27%) SAS Macro
13 1 (0.76%) PHP
13 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.76%) PROC SQL
13 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) Solvency II
2 2 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.76%) Basel III
Vendors
1 35 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.61%) Sybase
3 9 (6.82%) Oracle
4 6 (4.55%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.03%) Tableau
6 3 (2.27%) Reuters
7 1 (0.76%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.76%) SAP