The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - - 19
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £123
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +30.55%
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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
73 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 64.04% 50.00% 33.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 27
Average daily rate £313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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