Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Excel Developer was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies in England 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 Developer
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 751 809 741
Rank change year-on-year +58 -68 -63
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 80 64 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.065% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 53 98
England median daily rate £545 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.69% -27.78% +7.46%
10th Percentile £308 £163 £244
90th Percentile £625 £521 £675
UK median daily rate £545 £325 £438
% change year-on-year +67.69% -25.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88968 93021 99725
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 59275 61281 64512
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2638 3004 3828
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Excel Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Excel Developer in England

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Excel Developer in England

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Excel Developer in England

Excel Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel Developer in England

Excel Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region 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
London +28 69 £550 +37.50% 3
South East +11 5 £288 +27.78%
North of England +50 2 £300 +44.58%
Midlands +23 2 - -
North West +19 2 £300 +33.33%
West Midlands +34 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
Excel Developer
UK

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region featuring Excel Developer in the job title.

1 77 (96.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 73 (91.25%) VBA
3 40 (50.00%) C#
3 40 (50.00%) SQL
3 40 (50.00%) Front Office
4 36 (45.00%) SQL Server
5 32 (40.00%) RAD
6 28 (35.00%) Derivative
7 27 (33.75%) C++
8 23 (28.75%) Oracle
8 23 (28.75%) Python
9 20 (25.00%) Fixed Income
10 18 (22.50%) Banking
10 18 (22.50%) Quantitative Research
11 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
11 17 (21.25%) Finance
12 16 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 15 (18.75%) .NET
14 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.00%) Investment Banking
16 11 (13.75%) MS Access
16 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
17 10 (12.50%) Java
18 9 (11.25%) Analytics
19 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
19 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
19 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
19 8 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
20 7 (8.75%) Mathematics
20 7 (8.75%) VB

Excel Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Mongoose
Applications
1 77 (96.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Orchestrade
1 2 (2.50%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) MS Access
3 4 (5.00%) KDB
3 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.75%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.75%) Power BI
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.50%) OLAP
5 2 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Hudson
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Subversion
1 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 40 (50.00%) Front Office
2 18 (22.50%) Banking
3 17 (21.25%) Finance
4 12 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.00%) CSS
3 4 (5.00%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) JDBC
4 2 (2.50%) ODBC
5 1 (1.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.25%) MDX
5 1 (1.25%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.25%) WinForms
5 1 (1.25%) WPF
5 1 (1.25%) wxWidgets
5 1 (1.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) Derivative
2 20 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 16 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (5.00%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.75%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.75%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.50%) Equities
7 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.25%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.25%) NHS
8 1 (1.25%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Linux
1 1 (1.25%) Unix
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (40.00%) RAD
2 18 (22.50%) Quantitative Research
3 17 (21.25%) Risk Management
4 9 (11.25%) Analytics
5 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.75%) Mathematics
7 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (6.25%) Asset Management
8 5 (6.25%) OO
9 4 (5.00%) Web Development
10 3 (3.75%) Portfolio Management
10 3 (3.75%) Project Management
10 3 (3.75%) Time Management
10 3 (3.75%) Trend Analysis
10 3 (3.75%) Validation
10 3 (3.75%) Workflow
11 2 (2.50%) Analytical Thinking
11 2 (2.50%) Process Improvement
11 2 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 73 (91.25%) VBA
2 40 (50.00%) C#
2 40 (50.00%) SQL
3 27 (33.75%) C++
4 23 (28.75%) Python
5 10 (12.50%) Java
6 7 (8.75%) VB
7 2 (2.50%) C
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.25%) MOS
3 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 23 (28.75%) Oracle
2 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.00%) Reuters
5 2 (2.50%) Jaspersoft
5 2 (2.50%) Sun
5 2 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.25%) Perforce
6 1 (1.25%) Sybase
6 1 (1.25%) TIBCO