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Calculating Day Rate for Freelancers

“This day rate calculator was created by me and is based on Paddy McNulty's advice given during GEM NE's training session ""How Much!" Know Your Value - Pay and Conditions of Freelancing", 12/01/2022. It was initially produced as a spreadsheet but this might be quicker and easier for people who don't want to download their own version to play with. It also gave me an opportunity to play around with some coding1.


A hand offers a money bag to a confused person. To use it, just change the numbers in each of the editable fields. Totals and rates will be updated automatically as you do so. If you're not sure what to put in any of the fields, just experiment with some different numbers. and see what happens…”