The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Bristol 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 31 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Contract jobs citing VBA 43 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 4.59% 2.35% 1.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.91% 6.94% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 8 5
Average daily rate £329 £276 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £333 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
394 216 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 42.05% 33.80% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 120 178
Average daily rate £350 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £227 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 31
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.53% +9.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £12.42 £22.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBA
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 59 (88.06%) SQL
2 36 (53.73%) Finance
3 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
4 18 (26.87%) Banking
5 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
6 14 (20.90%) MS Access
7 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
7 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (16.42%) MS Office
9 10 (14.93%) SAS
10 9 (13.43%) InfoPath
11 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (11.94%) XML
11 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (10.45%) Teradata
12 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
12 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
13 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
14 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
14 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
14 5 (7.46%) Base SAS
15 4 (5.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
15 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
15 4 (5.97%) Oracle
16 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
16 3 (4.48%) Intranet
16 3 (4.48%) Workflow

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (14.93%) SAS
2 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (40.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.42%) MS Office
3 9 (13.43%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.49%) MS Project
5 1 (1.49%) SPSS
5 1 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Intranet
2 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) MS Access
3 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.46%) Base SAS
6 4 (5.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (4.48%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (1.49%) DTS
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 36 (53.73%) Finance
2 18 (26.87%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
4 2 (2.99%) Marketing
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Analyst
3 11 (16.42%) MI Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Database Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Report Developer
6 4 (5.97%) MI Developer
6 4 (5.97%) VBA Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Access Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Excel Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Information Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
9 1 (1.49%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) XML
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) COM
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.49%) NHS
1 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (10.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
5 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
6 3 (4.48%) Workflow
6 3 (4.48%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.99%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.49%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.49%) ETL
8 1 (1.49%) UML
8 1 (1.49%) Analytics
8 1 (1.49%) Marketing Analytics
8 1 (1.49%) Propensity Modelling
8 1 (1.49%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 59 (88.06%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.49%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.49%) VB
4 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.49%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Teradata
3 4 (5.97%) Oracle
4 3 (4.48%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.99%) Cognos
6 1 (1.49%) IBM
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 22 days ago