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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - - 26
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
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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
74 69 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 62.71% 68.32% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 32
Average daily rate £306 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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