The median contractor rate for a Excel Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 April 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 404 370
Rank change year-on-year +17 -34  
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 26 40 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.18% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 44
Median daily rate £400 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £318 £331
% change year-on-year -0.78% -4.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19391 22001 21227
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.66% 94.98% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13811 15907 14571
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 255 381
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.14% -7.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Excel Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Excel Developer in London

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Excel Developer in London

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Excel Developer in London over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Excel Developer in London

Excel Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel Developer in London

Excel Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 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
Canary Wharf +1 1 £580 +16.00%
City of London -5 1 £625 +16.82%
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £250 -
Excel Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 London region featuring Excel Developer in the job title.

1 52 (89.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 50 (86.21%) VBA
3 26 (44.83%) Finance
4 20 (34.48%) SQL
4 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
5 18 (31.03%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (29.31%) Banking
6 17 (29.31%) Front Office
7 15 (25.86%) .NET
8 12 (20.69%) C#
8 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (17.24%) Data Analysis
10 10 (17.24%) MS Access
10 10 (17.24%) VB
11 9 (15.52%) Migration
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
12 8 (13.79%) VB.NET
12 8 (13.79%) Windows
12 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
12 8 (13.79%) VB6
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (13.79%) Office 365
12 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
12 8 (13.79%) Derivative
12 8 (13.79%) Windows 10
12 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (12.07%) Asset Management

Excel Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (5.17%) SAS
1 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 52 (89.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (31.03%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.24%) MS Access
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.45%) MySQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Smart View
5 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Power BI
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 26 (44.83%) Finance
2 17 (29.31%) Banking
2 17 (29.31%) Front Office
3 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Law
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (25.86%) .NET
2 2 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.45%) HTML5
2 2 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (1.72%) ADO
3 1 (1.72%) COM
3 1 (1.72%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Derivative
2 6 (10.34%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.72%) Equities
5 1 (1.72%) FMCG
5 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
1 8 (13.79%) Windows 10
1 8 (13.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.24%) Data Analysis
3 9 (15.52%) Migration
4 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.07%) Asset Management
5 7 (12.07%) RAD
6 6 (10.34%) Validation
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) DNA
8 3 (5.17%) Analytics
8 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.17%) Functional Testing
9 2 (3.45%) Data Analytics
9 2 (3.45%) SDLC
9 2 (3.45%) Workflow
10 1 (1.72%) ERP
10 1 (1.72%) OO
10 1 (1.72%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.72%) Prototyping
10 1 (1.72%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 50 (86.21%) VBA
2 20 (34.48%) SQL
3 12 (20.69%) C#
4 10 (17.24%) VB
5 8 (13.79%) VB.NET
5 8 (13.79%) VB6
6 3 (5.17%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) R
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.72%) AAT
3 1 (1.72%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) IFRS
1 4 (6.90%) IFRS 9
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.34%) Bloomberg
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 2 (3.45%) Sun
5 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.72%) Remedy