The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 125 108 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.082% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 1.59% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £500 £355 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% +77.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £330 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.26%
VBA
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
590 692 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.32% 26.74% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 418 350
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% +78.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -13 2 £500 +40.84%
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
4 7 (31.82%) MS Office
5 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (22.73%) Tableau
6 5 (22.73%) QlikView
6 5 (22.73%) PerformancePoint
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 4 (18.18%) OLAP
7 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
7 4 (18.18%) VB
7 4 (18.18%) Statistics
7 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
7 4 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (13.64%) HFM
9 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
9 2 (9.09%) NHS
9 2 (9.09%) ACCA
9 2 (9.09%) MS Project
9 2 (9.09%) MS Access
9 2 (9.09%) MySQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) JBoss
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 5 (22.73%) PerformancePoint
1 5 (22.73%) QlikView
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (18.18%) OLAP
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) JMeter
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Systems Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Systems Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Finance Manager
6 2 (9.09%) HFM Consultant
6 2 (9.09%) Programme Planner
6 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) VBA Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Access VBA Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Mathematical Modeller
7 1 (4.55%) QlikView Developer
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Support
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) RESTful
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Statistics
2 4 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (18.18%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
3 2 (9.09%) OOP
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 4 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) ACCA
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Tableau
3 2 (9.09%) Hyperion
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) SAP