The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 109 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -15
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.45% 0.27% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 0.82% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Average daily rate
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£293 £345 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% +90.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £321 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £369 £206
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
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
657 854 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.79% 32.87% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 454 310
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.30 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £42.25
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 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 2 October 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 2 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 4 £375 +19.04%
Slough -10 1 £500 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £210 -
Newbury - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 2
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (23.81%) MS Access
5 5 (23.81%) SLA
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) Finance
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) SAP
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) Billing
7 3 (14.29%) UMTS
7 3 (14.29%) 3G
8 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (9.52%) Data Management
8 2 (9.52%) 2G
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) ERP
8 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (9.52%) GSM

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Changepoint
1 1 (4.76%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) UMTS
1 3 (14.29%) 3G
2 2 (9.52%) 2G
2 2 (9.52%) GSM
2 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (4.76%) 4G
3 1 (4.76%) HSPA
3 1 (4.76%) LTE
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MS Access
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Billing Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) VBA Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Excel Developer
4 2 (9.52%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior 3G Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Insight Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Pricing Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) WCF
2 1 (4.76%) jQuery
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) EPoS
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Management
2 2 (9.52%) CRM
2 2 (9.52%) ERP
2 2 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (9.52%) Time Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (4.76%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.76%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (9.52%) CNA
4 2 (9.52%) Novell Certification
4 2 (9.52%) MCP
4 2 (9.52%) MCSD
4 2 (9.52%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
1 4 (19.05%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 1 (4.76%) Actix
3 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.76%) BT
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