The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 58 58 42
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.65% 1.75% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.01% 4.31% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 6
Average daily rate
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£423 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £292 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.85%
VBA
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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
374 325 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 41.23% 40.68% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 253 108
Average daily rate £375 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £16.50 £26.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £88.20 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015, 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 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) Finance
3 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (30.95%) MS Access
5 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 7 (16.67%) Banking
8 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 7 (16.67%) .NET
9 6 (14.29%) HTML
9 6 (14.29%) Java
9 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 6 (14.29%) CSS
9 6 (14.29%) Scrum
9 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (14.29%) TDD
9 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (14.29%) V-Model
9 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (14.29%) Open Source
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (14.29%) Office Automation
9 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 3 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
3 1 (2.38%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Project
3 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (4.76%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (30.95%) MS Access
3 10 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (11.90%) Essbase
6 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 2 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 22 (52.38%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Developer
2 17 (40.48%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) VBA Developer
5 5 (11.90%) TM1 Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Data Quality Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Excel Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Essbase Consultant
8 1 (2.38%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 4 (9.52%) MDX
4 2 (4.76%) ADO
5 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 6 (14.29%) V-Model
3 6 (14.29%) Scrum
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) TDD
3 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 6 (14.29%) Open Source
3 6 (14.29%) Office Automation
4 4 (9.52%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
4 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.14%) Analytics
5 3 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 6 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.52%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) C
7 1 (2.38%) C#
7 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) SAP
3 4 (9.52%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Teradata
4 2 (4.76%) Cognos
5 1 (2.38%) Adobe
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