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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 80 76 51
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -25
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.80% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.26% 2.70% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 13
Average daily rate
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£280 £313 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £238 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £400 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -37.16%
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
397 370 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 33.53% 29.62% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 217 160
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £14.35 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.55 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 2015. 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 -2 3 £300 +15.38% 1
High Wycombe - 1 - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 18 (66.67%) SQL
3 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 16 (59.26%) Finance
4 15 (55.56%) MS Office
4 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (22.22%) Banking
6 6 (22.22%) ATM
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle
7 5 (18.52%) Change Control
8 4 (14.81%) Statistics
8 4 (14.81%) Line Management
8 4 (14.81%) VB
8 4 (14.81%) MS Access
8 4 (14.81%) Remedy
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
9 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
9 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (7.41%) SAP
10 2 (7.41%) ITIL
10 2 (7.41%) OLAP
10 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
10 2 (7.41%) BMC
10 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (55.56%) MS Office
1 15 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) MS Access
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) OLAP
3 2 (7.41%) SAP BW
3 2 (7.41%) SAP BI
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
3 2 (7.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) MI Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Data Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Assistant
5 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Office Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) JSON
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Statistics
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Change Control
2 4 (14.81%) Line Management
3 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VB
3 3 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VBScript
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) HNC
2 1 (3.70%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 4 (14.81%) Remedy
4 3 (11.11%) Business Objects
5 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 2 (7.41%) BMC