The median contractor rate for a Excel Developer was £238 per day in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Excel Developer
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 132 112
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20  
Contract jobs requiring an Excel Developer 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.088% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.094% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £238 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.22% +12.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -  
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 West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2137 2531 2291
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 93.77% 95.40% 93.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1337 1400 1274
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 74 168
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.37 £35.00 £34.20
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 in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Excel Developer in the West Midlands

Excel Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Excel Developer in the West Midlands

Excel Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Excel Developer in the West Midlands

Excel Developer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warwickshire - 2 £238 -
Excel Developer
England

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Excel Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) VBA
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) git-flow
3 1 (20.00%) Compliance Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office

Excel Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) git-flow
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) BDD
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Document Management
1 1 (20.00%) HOOD
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
1 1 (20.00%) Web Development
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow
1 1 (20.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft