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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 111 118 99
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 8 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.41% 0.31% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 0.95% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate
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£365 £345 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.79% +62.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £321 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £369 £251
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -18.60%
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
645 840 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.37% 32.92% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 400 340
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 35
Average hourly rate £21.25 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.97% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.45 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +8 5 £375 +19.04%
Slough - 1 £500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £210 -
Newbury - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) Degree
3 6 (28.57%) MS Access
3 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) SAP
4 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) SLA
6 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) 3G
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) C#
6 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) VB
6 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 3 (14.29%) UMTS
6 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.52%) Billing
7 2 (9.52%) Data Management
7 2 (9.52%) Statistics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP SD
1 1 (4.76%) Changepoint
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%) GPRS
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) HSPA
3 1 (4.76%) LTE
3 1 (4.76%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MS Access
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (4.76%) OLAP
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
3 2 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3G Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) 3G Optimisation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior 3G Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Performance Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) EDI
3 1 (4.76%) MDX
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) EPoS
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) FMCG
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Data Management
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) ERP
3 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Transformation
4 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) C#
2 3 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) VB6
3 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CNA
3 2 (9.52%) Novell Certification
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSD
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Ericsson
3 2 (9.52%) BT
4 1 (4.76%) Actix
4 1 (4.76%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo