Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for an Excel Developer was £545 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 793 813 760
Rank change year-on-year +20 -53 -60
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 84 68 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.069% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 52 103
UK median daily rate £545 £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +67.69% -27.78% +5.76%
10th Percentile £313 £163 £263
90th Percentile £625 £503 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £216 £321
% change year-on-year +38.73% -32.54% +6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Excel Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Excel Developer in the UK

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Excel Developer in the UK

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Excel Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Excel Developer in the UK

Excel Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel Developer in the UK

Excel Developer
Top 11 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England +38 84 £545 +67.69% 5
London +21 73 £550 +39.68% 5
UK excluding London -5 11 £300 +38.73%
South East -3 5 £288 +27.78%
North of England +39 2 £300 +44.58%
Midlands +17 2 - -
North West +15 2 £300 +33.33%
West Midlands +20 1 - -
East Midlands -1 1 - -
South West - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 - -

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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 featuring Excel Developer in the job title.

1 81 (96.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 76 (90.48%) VBA
3 43 (51.19%) SQL
3 43 (51.19%) Front Office
4 42 (50.00%) C#
5 39 (46.43%) SQL Server
6 34 (40.48%) RAD
7 30 (35.71%) Derivative
8 29 (34.52%) C++
9 25 (29.76%) Oracle
9 25 (29.76%) Python
10 23 (27.38%) Fixed Income
11 20 (23.81%) Quantitative Research
12 19 (22.62%) Banking
13 18 (21.43%) Risk Management
14 17 (20.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 17 (20.24%) Finance
15 16 (19.05%) .NET
16 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
17 12 (14.29%) Investment Banking
18 11 (13.10%) Java
18 11 (13.10%) MS Access
18 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
19 10 (11.90%) Spreadsheet
20 9 (10.71%) Analytics
20 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
20 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
21 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
22 7 (8.33%) VB
22 7 (8.33%) Mathematics

Excel Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (1.19%) Mongoose
Applications
1 81 (96.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (11.90%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Orchestrade
1 2 (2.38%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) MS Access
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.76%) KDB
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.57%) Power BI
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.38%) OLAP
6 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.19%) Hudson
1 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.19%) Subversion
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 43 (51.19%) Front Office
2 19 (22.62%) Banking
3 17 (20.24%) Finance
4 12 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.05%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.95%) CSS
3 5 (5.95%) HTML
4 2 (2.38%) JDBC
4 2 (2.38%) ODBC
5 1 (1.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.19%) MDX
5 1 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.19%) WinForms
5 1 (1.19%) WPF
5 1 (1.19%) wxWidgets
5 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (35.71%) Derivative
2 23 (27.38%) Fixed Income
3 17 (20.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (4.76%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.57%) Credit Risk
6 3 (3.57%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.38%) Equities
7 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.19%) NHS
8 1 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.19%) Linux
1 1 (1.19%) Unix
1 1 (1.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) RAD
2 20 (23.81%) Quantitative Research
3 18 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 9 (10.71%) Analytics
4 9 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 6 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.95%) Asset Management
7 5 (5.95%) OO
8 4 (4.76%) Web Development
9 3 (3.57%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (3.57%) Project Management
9 3 (3.57%) Time Management
9 3 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Validation
9 3 (3.57%) Workflow
10 2 (2.38%) Investment Management
10 2 (2.38%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 76 (90.48%) VBA
2 43 (51.19%) SQL
3 42 (50.00%) C#
4 29 (34.52%) C++
5 25 (29.76%) Python
6 11 (13.10%) Java
7 7 (8.33%) VB
8 2 (2.38%) C
8 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.19%) MOS
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) MiFID
Vendors
1 25 (29.76%) Oracle
2 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Bloomberg
4 4 (4.76%) Reuters
5 3 (3.57%) Tableau
6 2 (2.38%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (2.38%) Sun
7 1 (1.19%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.19%) Perforce
7 1 (1.19%) Sybase
7 1 (1.19%) TIBCO