The table below looks at the statistics for the Excel VBA 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 VBA Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Excel VBA Developer
Rank 593 549 500
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -49
Contract jobs requiring an Excel VBA Developer 23 36 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.069% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.075% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 69
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £188 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £550 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+44.57% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +52.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +52.94%

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
51713 48167 48748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.71% 92.71% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32673 29142 27386
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2104 2096 2586
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Excel VBA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Excel VBA Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Excel VBA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK.

Excel VBA Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014.

Excel VBA Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK.

Excel VBA Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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 23 £350 +25.00%
London 0 18 £475 +58.33%
City of London +9 4 £488 -4.82%
South East -32 1 £300 -29.41%
Surrey - - - -

Excel VBA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Excel VBA 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 VBA Developer in their job title.

1 73 (100.00%) VBA
2 29 (39.73%) SQL
3 25 (34.25%) Front Office
4 23 (31.51%) Banking
5 21 (28.77%) Fixed Income
6 19 (26.03%) C#
6 19 (26.03%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (20.55%) Derivative
8 14 (19.18%) Finance
9 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
10 9 (12.33%) .NET
10 9 (12.33%) RAD
10 9 (12.33%) Retail
10 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
11 8 (10.96%) Equities
12 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
12 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (9.59%) Multithreading
13 6 (8.22%) MS Access
13 6 (8.22%) Migration
13 6 (8.22%) TIBCO
14 5 (6.85%) VB
14 5 (6.85%) Oracle
14 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
15 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
15 4 (5.48%) Degree
15 4 (5.48%) Windows 7

Excel VBA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Excel VBA 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 VBA Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (9.59%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.37%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.37%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.22%) MS Access
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) JIRA
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (34.25%) Front Office
2 23 (31.51%) Banking
3 14 (19.18%) Finance
4 9 (12.33%) Retail
4 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 1 (1.37%) ADO
2 1 (1.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.37%) Flash
2 1 (1.37%) OLE
2 1 (1.37%) DAO
2 1 (1.37%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Fixed Income
2 15 (20.55%) Derivative
3 8 (10.96%) Equities
4 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.74%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.74%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.74%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.37%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Windows
1 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
2 2 (2.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.33%) RAD
2 7 (9.59%) Multithreading
3 6 (8.22%) Migration
4 4 (5.48%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (5.48%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.11%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.11%) Release Management
5 3 (4.11%) Greeks
6 2 (2.74%) Analytics
6 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Fund Management
6 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.74%) CRM
6 2 (2.74%) Balanced Scorecard
6 2 (2.74%) Validation
6 2 (2.74%) Asset Management
6 2 (2.74%) Information Management
7 1 (1.37%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 73 (100.00%) VBA
2 29 (39.73%) SQL
3 19 (26.03%) C#
4 5 (6.85%) VB
5 3 (4.11%) Java
6 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (5.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
1 1 (1.37%) Basel III
1 1 (1.37%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.37%) EMIR
1 1 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) TIBCO
2 5 (6.85%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Bloomberg
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) thinkFolio
4 2 (2.74%) Fidessa
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Cognos
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
5 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.37%) Sun
5 1 (1.37%) Perforce