The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 79 68 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.33% 0.82% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 2.37% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Average daily rate
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£235 £435 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.97% +190.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
VBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
342 379 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.99% 34.61% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 211 158
Average daily rate £350 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.49 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £22.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Buckinghamshire region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Buckinghamshire region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes 0 1 - - 1
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) MS Access
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) 3G
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (14.29%) 2G
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (14.29%) Web Services
6 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
6 2 (14.29%) SOA
6 2 (14.29%) GPRS
6 2 (14.29%) GSM
6 2 (14.29%) UMTS
6 2 (14.29%) Exstream
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (14.29%) Papyrus
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) 3G
1 2 (14.29%) 2G
1 2 (14.29%) GPRS
1 2 (14.29%) GSM
1 2 (14.29%) UMTS
1 2 (14.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MS Access
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
4 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) N-Tier
2 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Validation
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Logistics
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.14%) Hummingbird
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo