The median contractor rate for a Excel Developer was £389 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Excel Developer
UK
Rank 558 578 530
Rank change year-on-year +20 -48  
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 51 63 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 38 71
Median daily rate £389 £431 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.85% +7.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £318 £313
% change year-on-year +22.83% +1.60%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42399 50658 50465
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.80% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27502 32772 30486
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1497 1585 2011
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Excel Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Excel Developer.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel Developer in the UK

Excel Developer
Top 19 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 3 months to 26 March 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
England +32 51 £389 -11.14% 5
London +25 38 £388 -22.50% 4
South East +28 9 £395 +31.66% 1
City of London +4 7 £400 -25.23% 1
Middlesex - 4 - -
West Midlands +12 2 £238 -47.22%
Hampshire +9 2 £390 +20.00%
West Sussex - 2 £401 -
East Grinstead - 2 £401 -
Warwickshire - 2 £238 -
Bristol -1 1 £300 -
South West -2 1 £300 -
Buckinghamshire -11 1 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £250 -
Leeds - 1 £315 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £315 -
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Warwick - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £315 -

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 62 (71.26%) VBA
2 35 (40.23%) SQL
3 30 (34.48%) .NET
4 29 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 29 (33.33%) Finance
5 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
6 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
7 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (22.99%) MS Access
9 19 (21.84%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (17.24%) Banking
11 14 (16.09%) VB
11 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
12 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
13 12 (13.79%) Front Office
14 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
15 10 (11.49%) Migration
16 9 (10.34%) C#
16 9 (10.34%) MS Office
16 9 (10.34%) Windows
17 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
17 8 (9.20%) VB6
17 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
17 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
17 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
17 8 (9.20%) Office 365
17 8 (9.20%) Windows 10

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.60%) SAS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 29 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.84%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (10.34%) MS Office
4 5 (5.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (9.20%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.99%) MS Access
3 13 (14.94%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (8.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (2.30%) Power BI
11 1 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.15%) DB2
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (1.15%) Oracle Smart View
11 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.15%) git-flow
2 1 (1.15%) Selenium
2 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (17.24%) Banking
3 12 (13.79%) Front Office
4 2 (2.30%) German Language
4 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Back Office
5 1 (1.15%) Electronics
5 1 (1.15%) Law
5 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.15%) Marketing
5 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (34.48%) .NET
2 4 (4.60%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.60%) HTML
3 2 (2.30%) ADO
3 2 (2.30%) CSS
3 2 (2.30%) HTML5
3 2 (2.30%) WPF
4 1 (1.15%) ActiveX
4 1 (1.15%) COM
4 1 (1.15%) DAO
4 1 (1.15%) JSON
4 1 (1.15%) MDX
4 1 (1.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Derivative
3 4 (4.60%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.30%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.15%) Equities
5 1 (1.15%) FMCG
5 1 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.15%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) Windows
2 8 (9.20%) Windows 10
2 8 (9.20%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.09%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (13.79%) Unit Testing
4 11 (12.64%) Data Analysis
5 10 (11.49%) Migration
6 6 (6.90%) Analytics
6 6 (6.90%) Validation
7 5 (5.75%) Asset Management
8 4 (4.60%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.45%) Business Analytics
9 3 (3.45%) DNA
9 3 (3.45%) ETL
9 3 (3.45%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.45%) RAD
9 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.45%) Workflow
10 2 (2.30%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (71.26%) VBA
2 35 (40.23%) SQL
3 14 (16.09%) VB
4 9 (10.34%) C#
5 8 (9.20%) VB.NET
5 8 (9.20%) VB6
6 5 (5.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.30%) Python
8 1 (1.15%) C++
8 1 (1.15%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (1.15%) Java
8 1 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.15%) AAT
2 1 (1.15%) ACCA
2 1 (1.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) IFRS
1 4 (4.60%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.30%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Bloomberg
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) SAP
3 3 (3.45%) Tableau
4 2 (2.30%) Sun
5 1 (1.15%) Hyperion