The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 67 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.85% 1.77% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 4.28% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 10
Median daily rate £425 £419 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +17.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £180 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £463 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
VBA
South West

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
359 374 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.23% 41.33% 41.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 315 257
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 8
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.89 £9.56 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £88.20 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 July 2016.

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 28 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VBA.

1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 21 (80.77%) Finance
3 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
4 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
5 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (46.15%) Banking
7 10 (38.46%) MS Access
8 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
8 8 (30.77%) Validation
9 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
10 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
11 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (11.54%) Teradata
12 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
12 3 (11.54%) OLAP
12 3 (11.54%) VB
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
13 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (7.69%) Statistics
13 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
13 2 (7.69%) MS Office
13 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (7.69%) ADO
14 1 (3.85%) Quality Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (69.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 10 (38.46%) MS Access
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.54%) OLAP
4 3 (11.54%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.85%) Essbase
5 1 (3.85%) MySQL
5 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (80.77%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 20 (76.92%) SQL Developer
3 16 (61.54%) VBA Developer
4 13 (50.00%) Access Developer
4 13 (50.00%) Access VBA Developer
5 9 (34.62%) Excel Developer
6 8 (30.77%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (7.69%) Senior SQL Server Developer
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) SQL BI Developer
8 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) ADO
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Google Chart
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Management Information System
2 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
1 8 (30.77%) Validation
2 4 (15.38%) Process Improvement
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (84.62%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
3 3 (11.54%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Teradata
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) SAP