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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel Developer
Rank 535 517 476
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -41
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 65 82 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 64
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£400 £413 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £273 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £280
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £23.75 £140.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.15% -83.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £23.75 £140.00
% change year-on-year
-43.15% -83.03%

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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

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 30 June 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 29 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 30 June 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 -25 63 £388 -10.66% 12
London -18 40 £494 +9.72% 8
City of London +4 17 £475 +8.57% 2
West Midlands +7 12 £325 -
Coventry - 6 £313 -
Birmingham -11 4 £350 -
North West -17 4 £311 - 2
East of England 0 2 £375 +25.00%
Bromley 0 2 £198 -12.22% 1
South West -5 2 £404 +15.35% 1
South East -24 2 £291 -27.18% 1
Crawley - 2 £291 -
Lancashire - 2 £280 -
West Sussex - 2 £291 -
Swindon +2 1 £375 -
Scotland +2 1 - -
Wiltshire +1 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire -5 1 - -
Edinburgh -5 1 - -
Essex -5 1 £375 +25.00%
Bristol -8 1 £433 +44.16% 1
Manchester -15 1 £350 -
Yorkshire -20 1 £180 -58.97%
West Yorkshire -20 1 £180 -62.30%
Cheshire - 1 - - 2
Preston - 1 £311 -
Runcorn - 1 - -
Blackburn - 1 £250 -
Bradford - 1 £180 -

Excel Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 138 (86.79%) VBA
2 71 (44.65%) SQL
3 57 (35.85%) MS Excel
4 51 (32.08%) Finance
5 46 (28.93%) Front Office
6 40 (25.16%) RAD
7 35 (22.01%) Banking
8 32 (20.13%) Microsoft
9 31 (19.50%) SQL Server
10 29 (18.24%) MS Access
11 22 (13.84%) C#
12 21 (13.21%) Python
12 21 (13.21%) Derivative
12 21 (13.21%) Spreadsheet
13 20 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (10.69%) Java
16 16 (10.06%) Investment Banking
17 14 (8.81%) Equities
18 13 (8.18%) Fixed Income
18 13 (8.18%) .NET
19 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
19 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 10 (6.29%) MS Office
20 10 (6.29%) Quantitative Analysis
21 9 (5.66%) Degree
21 9 (5.66%) ETL
22 8 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
22 8 (5.03%) Oracle
23 7 (4.40%) OO

Excel Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.52%) SAS
3 1 (0.63%) CMS
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.63%) Node.js
3 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (35.85%) MS Excel
2 21 (13.21%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (6.29%) MS Office
4 5 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.52%) PowerPivot
5 4 (2.52%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.26%) LatentZero
1 2 (1.26%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (1.26%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.26%) Google App Engine
1 2 (1.26%) Google Apps
1 2 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (19.50%) SQL Server
2 29 (18.24%) MS Access
3 11 (6.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.26%) DTS
7 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.63%) QlikView
8 1 (0.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 1 (0.63%) MySQL
8 1 (0.63%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (32.08%) Finance
2 46 (28.93%) Front Office
3 35 (22.01%) Banking
4 16 (10.06%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.40%) Retail
6 5 (3.14%) French Language
7 3 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
8 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.63%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.18%) .NET
2 4 (2.52%) XML
3 3 (1.89%) Flash
3 3 (1.89%) HTML
3 3 (1.89%) Web Services
3 3 (1.89%) HTML5
4 2 (1.26%) Google Maps API
4 2 (1.26%) OAuth
4 2 (1.26%) FpML
5 1 (0.63%) OLE
5 1 (0.63%) OLE DB
5 1 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.63%) MDX
5 1 (0.63%) WPF
5 1 (0.63%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.21%) Derivative
2 20 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.81%) Equities
4 13 (8.18%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.14%) Market Risk
7 4 (2.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.89%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.26%) iPad
9 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.26%) Performance Metrics
10 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.63%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.89%) Windows
2 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.16%) RAD
2 18 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (6.29%) Quantitative Analysis
4 9 (5.66%) ETL
5 8 (5.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (4.40%) OO
6 7 (4.40%) Unit Testing
6 7 (4.40%) Data Analysis
6 7 (4.40%) Investment Management
7 6 (3.77%) Greeks
7 6 (3.77%) Release Management
7 6 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.14%) TDD
8 5 (3.14%) Asset Management
8 5 (3.14%) CRM
8 5 (3.14%) Web Development
8 5 (3.14%) Analytics
9 4 (2.52%) Business Analysis
9 4 (2.52%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (86.79%) VBA
2 71 (44.65%) SQL
3 22 (13.84%) C#
4 21 (13.21%) Python
5 17 (10.69%) Java
6 11 (6.92%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.77%) C++
8 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.14%) VB
8 5 (3.14%) Go
9 2 (1.26%) Google Apps Script
9 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.63%) C
10 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.63%) Ruby
10 1 (0.63%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.63%) R
10 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 9 (5.66%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.89%) QA
2 2 (1.26%) EMIR
2 2 (1.26%) COREP
2 2 (1.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) MiFID
3 1 (0.63%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 32 (20.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.03%) Oracle
3 5 (3.14%) Business Objects
3 5 (3.14%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.52%) SAP
5 3 (1.89%) Tableau
6 2 (1.26%) Google
6 2 (1.26%) Cognos
6 2 (1.26%) Progress
6 2 (1.26%) Sybase
6 2 (1.26%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.26%) Reuters
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.63%) Jaspersoft
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