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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 57 52 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.54% 2.39% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 6.46% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 28
Median daily rate £386 £400 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% +11.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £328 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
366 325 367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.26% 37.06% 39.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 265 265
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £287 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 8
Median hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.52 £100.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) Validation
6 7 (33.33%) Banking
6 7 (33.33%) MS Access
7 6 (28.57%) MS Office
8 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
9 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) PHP
10 3 (14.29%) VB
10 3 (14.29%) .NET
10 3 (14.29%) IBM
10 3 (14.29%) Change Management
10 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
10 3 (14.29%) PLM
10 3 (14.29%) Teamcenter
10 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (9.52%) Statistics
11 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (9.52%) Remedy

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 2 (9.52%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Teamcenter
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (61.90%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP
4 1 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Developer
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Developer
3 8 (38.10%) VBA Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Access Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Access VBA Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Excel Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Excel VBA Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) DOORS Administrator
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Development Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Development Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ADO
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
3 1 (4.76%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) Google Chart
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Statistics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Validation
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) PLM
4 3 (14.29%) Requirements Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) ITIL
6 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PHP
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata