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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 122 112 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.19% 0.62% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 1.93% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 9
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£350 £338 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +55.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £143 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £350 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
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
691 828 600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.50% 31.98% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 443 305
Average daily rate £363 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 26
Average hourly rate £35.50 £32.85 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.06% +23.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £17.50 £18.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.00 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015. 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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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 +4 1 £410 +17.14%
Slough - - - - 1
Newbury - - - - 1
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (61.76%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) HTML
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) CSS
3 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
3 15 (44.12%) CRM
3 15 (44.12%) SharePoint
4 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 14 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
6 12 (35.29%) System Testing
7 10 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
9 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
10 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
11 6 (17.65%) SLA
11 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
12 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (14.71%) C#
13 4 (11.76%) Billing
13 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
14 3 (8.82%) Degree
14 3 (8.82%) Finance
14 3 (8.82%) Migration
14 3 (8.82%) MCSE
14 3 (8.82%) MS Office
14 3 (8.82%) MCP
14 3 (8.82%) MCSD

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 15 (44.12%) SharePoint
2 10 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.94%) 3G
1 1 (2.94%) GSM
1 1 (2.94%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) MS Access
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) QlikView
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.76%) Billing
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Developer
4 7 (20.59%) CRM Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Data Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Billing Analyst
6 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (8.82%) VBA Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Excel Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Network Performance Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Network Optimisation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) SAP BI Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Actuary
9 1 (2.94%) SAP Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Pricing Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) 3G Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior 3G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) HTML
1 16 (47.06%) CSS
2 2 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) UNIX
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) CRM
2 13 (38.24%) Unit Testing
3 12 (35.29%) System Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.94%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.94%) Data Management
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 2 (5.88%) PHP
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) MCP
3 3 (8.82%) MCSD
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) CNA
4 1 (2.94%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) Ericsson