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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 35 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 23 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.78% 0.39% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.27% 1.16% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 4
Average daily rate £316 £170 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.02% -26.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £170 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £170 £244
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 173 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.78% 33.86% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 123
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.40% +111.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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
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 17 April 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 13 (50.00%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
3 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) MS Office
4 9 (34.62%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 8 (30.77%) Perl
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
7 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 5 (19.23%) MySQL
8 5 (19.23%) VB
8 5 (19.23%) Cognos
8 5 (19.23%) Cognos TM1
9 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
9 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (11.54%) Migration
10 3 (11.54%) LiveCycle
10 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
10 3 (11.54%) .NET
10 3 (11.54%) C#
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
10 3 (11.54%) Adobe
10 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
10 3 (11.54%) CSS
10 3 (11.54%) 4G
11 2 (7.69%) Windows
11 2 (7.69%) 3G

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) LiveCycle
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Documentum
3 1 (3.85%) FileNet
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) MS Office
1 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (34.62%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) 4G
2 2 (7.69%) 3G
2 2 (7.69%) 2G
2 2 (7.69%) LTE
3 1 (3.85%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Excel Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Excel VBA Developer
3 5 (19.23%) VBA Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Database Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Designer
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Business Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) MI Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) OSS Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Development Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
1 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.85%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.85%) Data Management
3 1 (3.85%) Content Management
3 1 (3.85%) Document Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Data Mapping
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Analytics
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
3 1 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 5 (19.23%) VB
5 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) C#
6 2 (7.69%) C++
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Cognos
3 3 (11.54%) Adobe
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