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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 58 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.44% 0.76% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 2.16% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £265 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.37% +8.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -18.60%
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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
256 231 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.46% 35.05% 38.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 164 127
Average daily rate £350 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 5
Average hourly rate £20.25 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.27% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £25.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £175.00 £42.00
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 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
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 16 September 2014, 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 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
3 9 (34.62%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) VB
4 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 6 (23.08%) MS Office
5 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (19.23%) Cognos TM1
6 5 (19.23%) Perl
6 5 (19.23%) MySQL
6 5 (19.23%) Java
6 5 (19.23%) Cognos
6 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
6 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) Solaris
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) SAN
7 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
7 4 (15.38%) UNIX
7 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
7 4 (15.38%) Migration
7 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
2 6 (23.08%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.85%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (3.85%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) SAN
2 3 (11.54%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) LTE
4 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) OLAP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Front Office
4 1 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Excel Developer
2 6 (23.08%) VBA Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Excel VBA Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Data Modeller
7 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Systems Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Radio Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Solaris
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
2 3 (11.54%) Business Analysis
3 2 (7.69%) Use Case
3 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) CAD
3 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Data Management
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
4 1 (3.85%) Data Transformation
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 7 (26.92%) VB
3 5 (19.23%) Java
3 5 (19.23%) Perl
4 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
4 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) SAPscript
6 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cognos
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (3.85%) Siemens
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