The median contractor rate for a Excel Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 30 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 / South East
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 270 264
Rank change year-on-year +17 -6  
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.025% 0.051% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.054% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £400 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -4.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £325 £331
% change year-on-year -3.07% -1.88%  
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 the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7657 9293 9409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.96% 95.58% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4350 5686 5148
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 374 457
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -10.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.30 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

Excel Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Excel Developer in the South East

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Excel Developer in the South East

Excel Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel Developer in the South East

Excel Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Buckinghamshire -5 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Excel Developer
England

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region featuring Excel Developer in the job title.

1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (26.32%) MS Access
5 5 (26.32%) VBA
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
6 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (15.79%) ETL
7 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
7 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Tableau
7 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
8 2 (10.53%) German Language
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

Excel Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) MS Access
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (5.26%) DB2
5 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.53%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analytics
4 3 (15.79%) ETL
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Data Extraction
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VBA
3 3 (15.79%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Tableau