The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 120 98 127
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +29
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.86% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 2.71% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 1
Average daily rate £275 £320 £750
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -57.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
757 774 705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.35% 31.58% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 298 330
Average daily rate £338 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £476 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 77 15
Average hourly rate £15.13 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.78% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £17.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £43.75 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VBA
South East

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Berkshire region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -8 8 £263 -19.23% 1
Wokingham - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 2
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA.

1 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
2 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 14 (50.00%) HTML
3 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
5 11 (39.29%) .NET
5 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
5 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
5 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (35.71%) Degree
6 10 (35.71%) VBScript
7 9 (32.14%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
7 9 (32.14%) Web Services
8 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 7 (25.00%) VB
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL
10 6 (21.43%) SAP
10 6 (21.43%) SLA
10 6 (21.43%) Finance
10 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (17.86%) VLE
11 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (17.86%) MS Access
11 5 (17.86%) Business Objects
11 5 (17.86%) Blackboard
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (14.29%) Low Latency

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SAP EP
Applications
1 23 (82.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (17.86%) MS Access
6 4 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) QlikView
6 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
7 2 (7.14%) OLAP
7 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.57%) Big Data
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
8 1 (3.57%) SAP BI
8 1 (3.57%) Xcelsius
8 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Billing
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Games
4 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (28.57%) Programmer
2 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Data Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Report Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.57%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.57%) Teradata Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) .NET
2 11 (39.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (32.14%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) MDX
4 4 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) VLE
2 4 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) OOP
3 4 (14.29%) OO
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
3 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 4 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) CRM
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Information Management
6 1 (3.57%) Web Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Data Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (35.71%) VBScript
4 9 (32.14%) VB.NET
4 9 (32.14%) Java
5 7 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.71%) C#
8 2 (7.14%) VB6
9 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) ACCA
2 1 (3.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) SAP
2 5 (17.86%) Business Objects
2 5 (17.86%) Blackboard
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Remedy
3 2 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle