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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 460 501 395
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -106
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 117 60 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.13% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 51 89
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £288 £288
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.54 £21.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.05% +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £18.25 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.51 £24.25 £33.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.54 £21.25 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+6.05% +23.18%

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
46929 45010 42193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.48% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26884 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1996 2455
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Excel Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Excel Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Excel Developer
Top 24 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 26 January 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 +28 115 £450 +28.57% 10
London +39 85 £488 +37.32% 5
City of London +25 27 £475 +11.76% 1
South East -17 8 £350 -17.64% 2
South West -21 6 £388 +40.90% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £310 - 1
North West - 4 £225 - 1
Manchester - 4 £225 - 1
East of England 0 1 £350 +66.66%
Scotland - 1 - -
North Yorkshire - 1 £125 -
West Sussex - - - -
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
York - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Kent - - - - 1
Bristol - - - - 1
Bromley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -

Excel Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (75.71%) VBA
2 106 (50.48%) SQL
3 77 (36.67%) Finance
4 69 (32.86%) MS Excel
5 54 (25.71%) Banking
6 49 (23.33%) Front Office
7 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 42 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 38 (18.10%) RAD
9 34 (16.19%) C#
10 30 (14.29%) Derivative
11 29 (13.81%) .NET
12 27 (12.86%) MS Access
12 27 (12.86%) ETL
13 26 (12.38%) Java
14 24 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 24 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
15 23 (10.95%) Retail
15 23 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (10.48%) VB
17 20 (9.52%) Python
17 20 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (9.52%) Fixed Income
18 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (8.57%) T-SQL
20 16 (7.62%) MS Office
21 15 (7.14%) Oracle
22 14 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 12 (5.71%) Analytics
23 12 (5.71%) QlikView

Excel Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.43%) SAS
3 1 (0.48%) Node.js
3 1 (0.48%) JBoss
3 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (32.86%) MS Excel
2 24 (11.43%) Spreadsheet
3 16 (7.62%) MS Office
4 7 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) LatentZero
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.48%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.48%) Summit
3 1 (0.48%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.86%) MS Access
3 24 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (5.71%) QlikView
6 7 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.43%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (1.43%) MySQL
8 3 (1.43%) DB2
8 3 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.43%) Base SAS
8 3 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (0.95%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.95%) Snowflake Schema
9 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.43%) JIRA
3 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.95%) Toad
4 1 (0.48%) Subversion
4 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 77 (36.67%) Finance
2 54 (25.71%) Banking
3 49 (23.33%) Front Office
4 23 (10.95%) Retail
5 9 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Marketing
6 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
7 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.48%) Publishing
8 1 (0.48%) Law
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.81%) .NET
2 6 (2.86%) HTML
3 5 (2.38%) XML
3 5 (2.38%) jQuery
4 3 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (1.43%) WPF
5 2 (0.95%) WCF
5 2 (0.95%) Web Services
5 2 (0.95%) CSS
6 1 (0.48%) JSP
6 1 (0.48%) Struts
6 1 (0.48%) ADO
6 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.48%) Flash
6 1 (0.48%) XHTML
6 1 (0.48%) OLE
6 1 (0.48%) DAO
6 1 (0.48%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.48%) Java EE
6 1 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.29%) Derivative
2 20 (9.52%) Fixed Income
3 19 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.29%) Equities
6 8 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (2.38%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.90%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.90%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.43%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.95%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.95%) NHS
10 2 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.48%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.33%) Windows
2 4 (1.90%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.43%) UNIX
3 3 (1.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (0.95%) Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.10%) RAD
2 27 (12.86%) ETL
3 23 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (5.71%) Quantitative Analysis
5 12 (5.71%) Analytics
6 11 (5.24%) Migration
6 11 (5.24%) Data Modelling
7 9 (4.29%) OO
7 9 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (3.81%) Business Analysis
9 7 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (3.33%) Data Management
9 7 (3.33%) Risk Management
9 7 (3.33%) Project Management
9 7 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
9 7 (3.33%) Release Management
9 7 (3.33%) Multithreading
9 7 (3.33%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (2.86%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 159 (75.71%) VBA
2 106 (50.48%) SQL
3 34 (16.19%) C#
4 26 (12.38%) Java
5 22 (10.48%) VB
6 20 (9.52%) Python
7 18 (8.57%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.29%) VB.NET
8 9 (4.29%) C++
9 8 (3.81%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.43%) C
10 3 (1.43%) SAS Macro
11 1 (0.48%) Ruby
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (2.38%) Degree
2 3 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.38%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Basel III
2 1 (0.48%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.48%) EMIR
2 1 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.48%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 42 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.14%) Oracle
3 10 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 7 (3.33%) thinkFolio
4 7 (3.33%) Business Objects
4 7 (3.33%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.86%) SAP
5 6 (2.86%) Fidessa
6 3 (1.43%) Jaspersoft
6 3 (1.43%) Perforce
6 3 (1.43%) Cognos
7 2 (0.95%) Sybase
7 2 (0.95%) Tableau
8 1 (0.48%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.48%) Netezza
8 1 (0.48%) Remedy
8 1 (0.48%) Reuters
8 1 (0.48%) Sun
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