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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 101 128 105
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing VBA 27 6 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.07% 0.23% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.84% 0.67% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £296 £220
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
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
703 900 790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.99% 34.44% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 489 321
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 31 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 31 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 +28 18 £450 +42.85% 1
Slough -2 2 £500 -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 2
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
3 16 (42.11%) CRM
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) HTML
4 15 (39.47%) CSS
5 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
7 12 (31.58%) System Testing
7 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
8 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
10 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
11 7 (18.42%) Finance
12 6 (15.79%) MS Access
12 6 (15.79%) SLA
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 5 (13.16%) Degree
13 5 (13.16%) C#
13 5 (13.16%) SAP
14 4 (10.53%) Migration
14 4 (10.53%) Billing
14 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
15 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
15 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 17 (44.74%) SharePoint
2 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
3 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.63%) Changepoint
2 1 (2.63%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) UMTS
1 3 (7.89%) 3G
2 2 (5.26%) 2G
2 2 (5.26%) GSM
2 2 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.63%) GPRS
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) HSPA
3 1 (2.63%) LTE
3 1 (2.63%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (44.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) MS Access
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) DTS
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 7 (18.42%) Finance
3 4 (10.53%) Billing
4 2 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Developer
2 11 (28.95%) Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (18.42%) CRM Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Data Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (10.53%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Billing Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) VBA Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Excel Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Network Optimisation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Network Performance Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 3G Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior 3G Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) CSS
1 15 (39.47%) HTML
2 3 (7.89%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) EDI
3 1 (2.63%) WCF
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) EPoS
2 2 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (2.63%) FMCG
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) CRM
2 13 (34.21%) Unit Testing
3 12 (31.58%) System Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.26%) Data Management
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.26%) Time Management
6 2 (5.26%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.26%) ERP
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.63%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.63%) Validation
7 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.63%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.16%) Degree
4 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCP
4 3 (7.89%) MCSD
4 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 2 (5.26%) CNA
5 2 (5.26%) Novell Certification
6 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.63%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.63%) Actix
4 1 (2.63%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.63%) Business Objects