The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 54 57 49
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.12% 0.65% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.67% 2.05% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Average daily rate
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£288 £270 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £312 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -30.00%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
218 195 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.62% 31.86% 35.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 121 114
Average daily rate £338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% +15.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
3 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 13 (40.63%) Finance
4 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 12 (37.50%) MS Office
5 10 (31.25%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) Perl
6 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 8 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) MySQL
7 7 (21.88%) VB
8 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (15.63%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (15.63%) Migration
8 5 (15.63%) Cognos
9 4 (12.50%) LTE
10 3 (9.38%) Reference Data
10 3 (9.38%) 4G
10 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
10 3 (9.38%) CSS
10 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
10 3 (9.38%) .NET
10 3 (9.38%) C#
10 3 (9.38%) HTML
11 2 (6.25%) C++
11 2 (6.25%) OLAP

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) Documentum
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
3 1 (3.13%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (46.88%) MS Excel
2 12 (37.50%) MS Office
3 8 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) LTE
2 3 (9.38%) 4G
3 2 (6.25%) 3G
3 2 (6.25%) 2G
4 1 (3.13%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.88%) MySQL
3 2 (6.25%) OLAP
3 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.25%) MS Access
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Front Office
3 1 (3.13%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Software Developer
2 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Excel Developer
2 6 (18.75%) VBA Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Excel VBA Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Database Developer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) OSS Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (3.13%) Development Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) OSS Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
1 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Reference Data
2 2 (6.25%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Migration
1 5 (15.63%) Business Analysis
2 2 (6.25%) Use Case
2 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
2 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
2 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (6.25%) Quality Management
2 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.13%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (3.13%) Analytics
3 1 (3.13%) Data Transformation
3 1 (3.13%) Data Management
3 1 (3.13%) Content Management
3 1 (3.13%) Document Management
3 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.13%) Workflow
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mapping
3 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (75.00%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) Perl
3 10 (31.25%) Java
4 7 (21.88%) VB
5 3 (9.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (6.25%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) C
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Cognos
3 2 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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