The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 16 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.16% 6.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 11.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £145 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £329
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
VBA
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 37.21% 56.41% 42.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 10
Median daily rate £401 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £157 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £463 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Belfast region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

VBA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for VBA.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) ACCA

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP
1 2 (66.67%) OLAP Cube
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft BI Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ACCA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft