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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 68 54 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.39% 0.80% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 2.54% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £313 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £339 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.23% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
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
281 236 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.21% 31.55% 31.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 141 137
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Median hourly rate £31.00 £26.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.98% -23.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) NHS

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 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Access VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle