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 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 56 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.66% 2.94% 3.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 8.33% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 26
Median daily rate £425 £348 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -4.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.26%
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
303 312 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 35.86% 35.29% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 249 317
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.20 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.53% -3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.00 £24.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £39.62 £40.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 30 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 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) Finance
3 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
4 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 14 (51.85%) Banking
6 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 9 (33.33%) MS Access
8 8 (29.63%) Validation
8 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
10 3 (11.11%) OLAP
10 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (11.11%) Teradata
10 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
10 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
11 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
11 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
12 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
12 1 (3.70%) Essbase
12 1 (3.70%) SPSS
12 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
12 1 (3.70%) VB

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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) MS Access
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (11.11%) OLAP
4 3 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Essbase
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (77.78%) Finance
2 14 (51.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Local Government
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 20 (74.07%) SQL Developer
3 16 (59.26%) VBA Developer
4 15 (55.56%) Access Developer
4 15 (55.56%) Access VBA Developer
5 11 (40.74%) Excel Developer
6 8 (29.63%) Excel VBA Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Analyst
8 3 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
9 2 (7.41%) SQL BI Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
10 1 (3.70%) Consultant
10 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
10 1 (3.70%) SQL DBA
10 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
1 8 (29.63%) Validation
2 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.70%) Data Management
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) VB
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Teradata
3 1 (3.70%) SAP