The median contractor rate for an Excel Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 27 June 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 Developer
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 155 184
Rank change year-on-year -6 +29  
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 3 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.091% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.095% 0.25% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 16
Median daily rate £450 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £216 £325
% change year-on-year +43.35% -33.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3152 3242 5437
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.40% 95.72% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2407 2629 4189
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 96
Median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.57% -3.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Excel Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Excel Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Excel Developer in the City of London

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Excel Developer in the City of London

Excel Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel Developer in the City of London

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region featuring Excel Developer in the job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (70.00%) VBA
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) WPF
6 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Sun
6 2 (20.00%) Front Office
6 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) SAS
6 2 (20.00%) Derivative
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (10.00%) Content Management
7 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (10.00%) Computer Science

Excel Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (20.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Front Office
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
1 2 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) VBA
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) AAT
1 1 (10.00%) ACCA
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (10.00%) BISAM
2 1 (10.00%) Hyperion
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