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 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 111 119 90
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing VBA 19 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.66% 0.60% 1.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 2.25% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 6
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£357 £300 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% +39.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -13.40%
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
764 754 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.56% 26.73% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 407 291
Average daily rate £354 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 48
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.33 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 2 March 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 +4 9 £360 +2.85%
Newbury -6 1 £354 -
Maidenhead - 1 £438 -
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 17 (38.64%) SharePoint
4 16 (36.36%) HTML
4 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 16 (36.36%) CSS
5 14 (31.82%) CRM
5 14 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
7 12 (27.27%) System Testing
8 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 11 (25.00%) Migration
9 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (22.73%) MS Office
10 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
12 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (9.09%) Billing
13 4 (9.09%) SLA
14 3 (6.82%) MS Project
14 3 (6.82%) C#
14 3 (6.82%) VB
14 3 (6.82%) HP
14 3 (6.82%) Earned Value Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 17 (38.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.73%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (6.82%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (22.73%) MS Office
3 3 (6.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (31.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (6.82%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) MS Access
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) DTS
3 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.64%) Finance
3 4 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) CRM Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (13.64%) VBA Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Billing Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Access Developer
6 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Excel Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Actuary
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) PHP Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Business Objects Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Business Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) CSS
1 16 (36.36%) HTML
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) J2EE
2 1 (2.27%) JSP
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) CRM
2 13 (29.55%) Unit Testing
3 12 (27.27%) System Testing
4 11 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (6.82%) Earned Value Management
6 2 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (4.55%) Quality Management
7 1 (2.27%) Change Management
7 1 (2.27%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.82%) C#
3 3 (6.82%) VB
4 2 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) MCP
4 2 (4.55%) MCSD
4 2 (4.55%) MCSE
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
5 1 (2.27%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.27%) SAP