The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 48 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing VBA 21 14 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.47% 2.31% 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.14% 7.78% 8.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 21
Average daily rate
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£333 £393 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.28% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £455 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
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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 Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
342 180 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.28% 29.65% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 122 180
Average daily rate £375 £314 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 28
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Bristol region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Bristol region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 35 (64.81%) SQL
2 33 (61.11%) Finance
3 31 (57.41%) Banking
4 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (20.37%) MS Access
7 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 9 (16.67%) XML
9 8 (14.81%) MS Office
9 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
9 8 (14.81%) InfoPath
9 8 (14.81%) Retail
10 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
11 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.11%) SAS
11 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.26%) C#
12 5 (9.26%) .NET
12 5 (9.26%) Oracle
13 4 (7.41%) Business Objects
13 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
13 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (7.41%) Validation
13 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
13 4 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
14 3 (5.56%) Teradata
14 3 (5.56%) Workflow
14 3 (5.56%) Intranet

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 9 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
2 8 (14.81%) InfoPath
3 7 (12.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) MS Access
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Essbase
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 33 (61.11%) Finance
2 31 (57.41%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Analyst
3 11 (20.37%) Excel Developer
4 8 (14.81%) MI Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) VBA Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Access Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Database Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Essbase Developer
9 2 (3.70%) MI Developer
10 1 (1.85%) TM1 Developer
10 1 (1.85%) TM1 Specialist
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (14.81%) Business Analysis
3 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.41%) Validation
3 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.56%) Workflow
5 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 2 (3.70%) Requirements Management
6 1 (1.85%) Analytics
6 1 (1.85%) Web Development
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (64.81%) SQL
2 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.26%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.56%) Teradata
5 2 (3.70%) Cognos
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) IBM
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