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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 40 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 31 17 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.36% 2.75% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.64% 8.37% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 29
Average daily rate
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£358 £400 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.62% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £490 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
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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
359 203 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 38.94% 32.79% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 146 196
Average daily rate £375 £318 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% +2.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 25
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 32 (59.26%) Banking
2 28 (51.85%) Finance
2 28 (51.85%) SQL
3 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (18.52%) SAS
4 10 (18.52%) MS Office
5 9 (16.67%) MS Access
5 9 (16.67%) Retail
6 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
6 7 (12.96%) Teradata
6 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
7 6 (11.11%) Essbase
8 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
8 5 (9.26%) .NET
8 5 (9.26%) C#
9 4 (7.41%) Oracle
9 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
9 4 (7.41%) Validation
9 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
9 4 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
10 3 (5.56%) WAN
10 3 (5.56%) XML
11 2 (3.70%) Windows
11 2 (3.70%) SAP

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 10 (18.52%) SAS
2 4 (7.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (18.52%) MS Office
3 4 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.70%) MS Project
5 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) MS Access
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 6 (11.11%) Essbase
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.85%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
General
1 32 (59.26%) Banking
2 28 (51.85%) Finance
3 9 (16.67%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Law
Job Titles
1 32 (59.26%) Developer
2 15 (27.78%) Analyst
3 10 (18.52%) Excel Developer
4 7 (12.96%) MI Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) VBA Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Essbase Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Database Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Access Developer
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Graduate
10 1 (1.85%) Senior Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.85%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.85%) Cognos Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
1 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
3 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (7.41%) Validation
3 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.56%) Resource Management
5 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.70%) Data Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (1.85%) Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) Web Development
6 1 (1.85%) Data Management
6 1 (1.85%) Analytics
6 1 (1.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (51.85%) SQL
2 5 (9.26%) C#
3 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VB
4 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.85%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
1 7 (12.96%) Teradata
2 5 (9.26%) Business Objects
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Cognos
5 1 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
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