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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 56 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 26 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 2.06% 2.91% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.32% 8.36% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 39
Median daily rate £375 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £424 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +14.18%
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
285 311 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 32.61% 34.79% 41.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 232 305
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 10
Median hourly rate £42.00 £36.40 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +12.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £8.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.00 £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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
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 2 May 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 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 24 (75.00%) Finance
2 24 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
4 15 (46.88%) MS Access
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (40.63%) Banking
6 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
7 7 (21.88%) Validation
7 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
9 4 (12.50%) VB
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (9.38%) Teradata
10 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
10 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.38%) OLAP
10 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.38%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (6.25%) IIS
11 2 (6.25%) Java
11 2 (6.25%) PHP
11 2 (6.25%) .NET
11 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP

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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (59.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) MS Access
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.38%) OLAP
4 3 (9.38%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.13%) Essbase
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 24 (75.00%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Local Government
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) SQL Developer
3 17 (53.13%) VBA Developer
4 15 (46.88%) Access Developer
5 14 (43.75%) Access VBA Developer
6 10 (31.25%) Excel Developer
7 7 (21.88%) Excel VBA Developer
8 6 (18.75%) Analyst
9 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Applications Support
10 2 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
10 2 (6.25%) SQL BI Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
11 1 (3.13%) Essbase Consultant
11 1 (3.13%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.25%) Classic ASP
2 1 (3.13%) COM
2 1 (3.13%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
1 7 (21.88%) Validation
2 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.50%) Process Improvement
3 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.13%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.13%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) VB
3 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) PHP
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Teradata
3 1 (3.13%) SAP