Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Excel Developer was £531 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 549 539 499
Rank change year-on-year -10 -40 -45
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 75 50 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.12% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 40 79
London median daily rate £531 £381 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.34% -15.28% -10.00%
10th Percentile £275 £261 £244
90th Percentile £629 £541 £675
England median daily rate £520 £350 £438
% change year-on-year +48.57% -20.00% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £19.00
England median hourly rate - - £19.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,757 39,131 41,997
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,845 27,883 29,639
London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £645 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 554 653
London median hourly rate £19.64 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.20% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

Excel Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 22 January 2018.

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 6 months to 22 January 2018. 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
Central London -19 21 £508 +26.88% 2
South London - 6 £325 -
West London -15 2 £295 -12.59% 1
East London -16 1 £550 +79.59% 5
Excel Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 73 (97.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 69 (92.00%) VBA
3 39 (52.00%) SQL
4 35 (46.67%) C#
5 32 (42.67%) Front Office
6 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
7 27 (36.00%) C++
8 25 (33.33%) RAD
9 24 (32.00%) Python
9 24 (32.00%) Oracle
9 24 (32.00%) Derivative
10 22 (29.33%) Risk Management
11 21 (28.00%) Fixed Income
12 19 (25.33%) Banking
13 18 (24.00%) Finance
13 18 (24.00%) .NET
13 18 (24.00%) Quantitative Research
14 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (17.33%) Java
17 11 (14.67%) .NET Framework
17 11 (14.67%) Spreadsheet
18 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 8 (10.67%) Market Risk
18 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
18 8 (10.67%) MS Access
19 7 (9.33%) Risk Analysis
19 7 (9.33%) Statistical Modelling
19 7 (9.33%) Analytics
20 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 6 (8.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.33%) Mongoose
Applications
1 73 (97.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (14.67%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Orchestrade
1 1 (1.33%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) MS Access
2 8 (10.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.33%) KDB
5 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (2.67%) OLAP
7 2 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.33%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 1 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.33%) Hudson
2 1 (1.33%) Subversion
2 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 32 (42.67%) Front Office
2 19 (25.33%) Banking
3 18 (24.00%) Finance
4 5 (6.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) .NET
2 11 (14.67%) .NET Framework
3 5 (6.67%) CSS
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
4 2 (2.67%) JDBC
4 2 (2.67%) ODBC
5 1 (1.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.33%) MDX
5 1 (1.33%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.33%) WinForms
5 1 (1.33%) WPF
5 1 (1.33%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Derivative
2 21 (28.00%) Fixed Income
3 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (10.67%) Market Risk
6 4 (5.33%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (4.00%) Equities
8 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Unix
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) RAD
2 22 (29.33%) Risk Management
3 18 (24.00%) Quantitative Research
4 7 (9.33%) Analytics
4 7 (9.33%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (9.33%) Statistical Modelling
5 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 5 (6.67%) OO
7 4 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.33%) Web Development
8 3 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (4.00%) Validation
9 2 (2.67%) ETL
9 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (2.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) VBA
2 39 (52.00%) SQL
3 35 (46.67%) C#
4 27 (36.00%) C++
5 24 (32.00%) Python
6 13 (17.33%) Java
7 6 (8.00%) VB
8 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.67%) C
9 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.67%) Degree
1 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) MiFID
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.33%) GDPR
2 1 (1.33%) IFRS
2 1 (1.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 24 (32.00%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.33%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.33%) Reuters
4 2 (2.67%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (2.67%) Sun
4 2 (2.67%) Tableau
5 1 (1.33%) Algorithmics
5 1 (1.33%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.33%) Perforce
5 1 (1.33%) RedGate
5 1 (1.33%) Sybase
5 1 (1.33%) TIBCO