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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 109 109 115
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.43% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.64% 1.58% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate
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£355 £200 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.50% -40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £105 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £275 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £187.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -40.47%
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
672 695 729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.59% 27.48% 30.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 350 298
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 60
Average hourly rate £36.75 £19.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.42% -44.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.97 £11.25 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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
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 26 May 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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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 +10 8 £355 +84.41% 2
Bracknell - 4 - -
Newbury - 2 £350 -
Slough +3 1 £360 -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 19 (63.33%) DV Cleared
4 18 (60.00%) Migration
5 14 (46.67%) MS Office
6 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 6 (20.00%) MS Access
7 6 (20.00%) VB
8 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.00%) Finance
9 3 (10.00%) Changepoint
9 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) JIRA
9 3 (10.00%) MS Project Server
9 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.00%) CSS
9 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.00%) MS Project
9 3 (10.00%) Earned Value Management
9 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
10 2 (6.67%) Oracle
10 2 (6.67%) HTML
10 2 (6.67%) PHP
10 2 (6.67%) Quality Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 21 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (46.67%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) MS Access
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) VBA Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Access Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Actuary
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Perl Developer
6 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) JSP
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) JSF
3 1 (3.33%) RESTful
3 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
1 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) Earned Value Management
2 3 (10.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) OO
4 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Logistics
4 1 (3.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.33%) SDLC
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
4 1 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) VB
2 5 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) Java
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (63.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle