Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Excel VBA Developer was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Excel VBA Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 826 853 820
Rank change year-on-year +27 -33 -56
Contract jobs requiring an Excel VBA Developer 63 33 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.031% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.033% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 26 66
UK median daily rate £545 £355 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +53.52% -18.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £225 £280
90th Percentile £613 £525 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £280 £325
% change year-on-year +33.93% -13.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Excel VBA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Excel VBA Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Excel VBA Developer in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Excel VBA Developer in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Excel VBA Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Excel VBA Developer in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel VBA Developer in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +74 63 £545 +55.71% 2
London +27 56 £550 +52.78% 2
UK excluding London +31 7 £375 +33.93%
South East +12 3 £275 -
North of England +65 1 £375 -23.08%
Midlands +24 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
North West - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -

Excel VBA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Excel VBA 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 VBA Developer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) VBA
1 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 36 (57.14%) Front Office
3 35 (55.56%) SQL
4 32 (50.79%) C#
4 32 (50.79%) RAD
5 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
6 27 (42.86%) Derivative
7 23 (36.51%) Oracle
8 22 (34.92%) C++
8 22 (34.92%) Python
9 20 (31.75%) Fixed Income
10 18 (28.57%) Banking
11 17 (26.98%) Quantitative Research
12 16 (25.40%) Risk Management
13 15 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (20.63%) Finance
15 12 (19.05%) Investment Banking
16 11 (17.46%) .NET
17 10 (15.87%) Java
17 10 (15.87%) MS Access
18 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
18 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
19 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
19 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
20 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
21 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
21 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
21 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
22 4 (6.35%) CSS

Excel VBA Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 1 (1.59%) CMS
Applications
1 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Orchestrade
1 2 (3.17%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) MS Access
3 4 (6.35%) KDB
4 2 (3.17%) Power BI
5 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 36 (57.14%) Front Office
2 18 (28.57%) Banking
3 13 (20.63%) Finance
4 12 (19.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) .NET
2 8 (12.70%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.35%) CSS
3 4 (6.35%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) MDX
4 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.59%) WinForms
4 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (42.86%) Derivative
2 20 (31.75%) Fixed Income
3 15 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.35%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (4.76%) Credit Risk
6 3 (4.76%) Hedge funds
6 3 (4.76%) Market Risk
7 2 (3.17%) Equities
8 1 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (50.79%) RAD
2 17 (26.98%) Quantitative Research
3 16 (25.40%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.94%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Analytics
6 4 (6.35%) Web Development
7 3 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.76%) OO
7 3 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (4.76%) Time Management
8 2 (3.17%) OOP
8 2 (3.17%) Planning and Forecasting
8 2 (3.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.17%) Validation
8 2 (3.17%) Wealth Management
8 2 (3.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) VBA
2 35 (55.56%) SQL
3 32 (50.79%) C#
4 22 (34.92%) C++
4 22 (34.92%) Python
5 10 (15.87%) Java
6 3 (4.76%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.59%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) MiFID
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Oracle
2 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.17%) Reuters
4 2 (3.17%) Sun
5 1 (1.59%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.59%) Sybase
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO