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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 54 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.89% 1.50% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 5.23% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 16
Average daily rate
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£365 £450 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £269 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £480 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.00%
Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
329 153 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.54% 28.76% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 103 141
Average daily rate £375 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +3.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £26.20 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
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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 28 July 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 28 July 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 48 (82.76%) SQL
2 35 (60.34%) Finance
3 27 (46.55%) Banking
4 25 (43.10%) MS Excel
5 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
6 14 (24.14%) MS Access
7 11 (18.97%) MS Office
8 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 9 (15.52%) InfoPath
9 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
9 9 (15.52%) XML
9 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
10 8 (13.79%) SAS
11 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
12 6 (10.34%) C#
12 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.34%) .NET
13 5 (8.62%) Oracle
14 4 (6.90%) Teradata
14 4 (6.90%) Validation
14 4 (6.90%) Retail
14 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
14 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
14 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
15 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (13.79%) SAS
Applications
1 25 (43.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.97%) MS Office
3 9 (15.52%) InfoPath
4 2 (3.45%) MS Project
4 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 14 (24.14%) MS Access
3 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) Base SAS
5 3 (5.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.72%) DTS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (60.34%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (53.45%) Developer
2 15 (25.86%) Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) MI Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Excel Developer
5 5 (8.62%) SAS Analyst
5 5 (8.62%) Database Developer
5 5 (8.62%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Access Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) VBA Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Report Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (6.90%) MI Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Information Analyst
9 1 (1.72%) Cognos Specialist
9 1 (1.72%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 6 (10.34%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) COM
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.72%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.52%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
3 7 (12.07%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (6.90%) Validation
4 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
4 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.17%) Workflow
6 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 2 (3.45%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.45%) Statistical Modelling
7 1 (1.72%) Analytics
7 1 (1.72%) Customer Insight
7 1 (1.72%) Web Development
7 1 (1.72%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.72%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.72%) ETL
7 1 (1.72%) UML
7 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (82.76%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
2 6 (10.34%) C#
2 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.45%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) Oracle
3 4 (6.90%) Teradata
4 3 (5.17%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £125 - £135 per day
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