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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Excel Developer
Rank 616 585 564
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -21
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 45 64 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 47 48
Median daily rate £325 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-36.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £25.63
% change year-on-year
- -47.31%

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
51031 54127 51833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.79% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 33206 34317 31392
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1549 2019 2086
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

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 29 July 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 27 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 29 July 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 -23 43 £310 -22.50% 1
London -19 22 £381 -19.73% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £208 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £208 -
City of London +36 6 £500 +5.26%
North West +1 6 £200 -28.63%
South East +10 4 £278 -4.72%
Cheshire - 4 £225 -
Bristol +5 2 - -
Canary Wharf +4 2 £275 -
Manchester -2 2 £120 -46.66%
South West -7 2 - -
Buckinghamshire +16 1 £275 -
Milton Keynes +15 1 £275 -
West Midlands -33 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 -
Scotland - 1 £425 -
Woking - 1 £280 -
Elland - 1 £205 -
Halifax - 1 £435 -
Leeds - 1 £180 -
Worcester - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £280 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 67 (67.00%) VBA
2 54 (54.00%) Finance
3 50 (50.00%) SQL
4 45 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 42 (42.00%) SQL Server
6 34 (34.00%) C#
7 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
8 28 (28.00%) Banking
9 22 (22.00%) Front Office
10 20 (20.00%) .NET
11 16 (16.00%) RAD
12 15 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (14.00%) VB
14 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
14 12 (12.00%) Oracle
14 12 (12.00%) Fixed Income
14 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (11.00%) Investment Banking
15 11 (11.00%) Sybase
15 11 (11.00%) C++
15 11 (11.00%) Validation
16 10 (10.00%) MS Access
16 10 (10.00%) Derivative
17 9 (9.00%) VB6
17 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
17 9 (9.00%) Python
18 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
18 8 (8.00%) T-SQL

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 3 (3.00%) SAS
2 2 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 45 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (8.00%) MS Office
4 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) ION MarketView
1 1 (1.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) Network Security
2 1 (1.00%) HTTP
2 1 (1.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.00%) MS Access
5 7 (7.00%) Relational Database
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (3.00%) Base SAS
9 3 (3.00%) PowerPivot
9 3 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.00%) MySQL
10 2 (2.00%) Power BI
10 2 (2.00%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.00%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.00%) ProC
3 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 54 (54.00%) Finance
2 28 (28.00%) Banking
3 22 (22.00%) Front Office
4 11 (11.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.00%) Retail
6 1 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (1.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) .NET
2 7 (7.00%) Ajax
2 7 (7.00%) WPF
3 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (4.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (4.00%) WCF
4 4 (4.00%) WinForms
5 3 (3.00%) jQuery
5 3 (3.00%) Web Services
5 3 (3.00%) XML
6 2 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.00%) HTML
6 2 (2.00%) JSON
6 2 (2.00%) MDX
6 2 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (2.00%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (1.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.00%) D3.js
7 1 (1.00%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (12.00%) Fixed Income
2 10 (10.00%) Derivative
3 8 (8.00%) Reference Data
4 6 (6.00%) Equities
4 6 (6.00%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.00%) OTC Derivatives
7 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.00%) Data Extraction
7 2 (2.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.00%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (2.00%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.00%) User Experience
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.00%) RAD
2 12 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.00%) Validation
4 9 (9.00%) Data Modelling
5 8 (8.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 8 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (7.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.00%) Data Management
6 7 (7.00%) Migration
6 7 (7.00%) OO
6 7 (7.00%) OOD
7 6 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.00%) Analytics
8 5 (5.00%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.00%) Project Management
9 4 (4.00%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.00%) MVC
9 4 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 67 (67.00%) VBA
2 50 (50.00%) SQL
3 34 (34.00%) C#
4 14 (14.00%) VB
5 11 (11.00%) C++
6 9 (9.00%) Python
6 9 (9.00%) VB6
7 8 (8.00%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.00%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.00%) Java
10 3 (3.00%) PHP
10 3 (3.00%) SAS Macro
11 1 (1.00%) Perl
11 1 (1.00%) PROC SQL
11 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Oracle
3 11 (11.00%) Sybase
4 7 (7.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (4.00%) Reuters
6 1 (1.00%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.00%) ION Trading
6 1 (1.00%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.00%) Telerik
6 1 (1.00%) TIBCO