The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 62 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 0.28% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.95% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
VBA
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
269 210 265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.54% 29.37% 34.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 130 146
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.30 £18.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £20.70 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Birmingham region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Birmingham region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for VBA.

1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
2 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SAP

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Access Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Lead
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Test Lead
2 1 (16.67%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 2 (33.33%) OOP
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) SAP Implementation
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) VMware