The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 59 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.96% 2.24% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 6.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.25 £25.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.67%
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
246 219 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.70% 32.64% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 144 83
Average daily rate £350 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £28.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% -24.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £36.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Solaris
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) VBA Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Excel Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Excel VBA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) NHS Performance Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago