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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 71 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.81% 1.27% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.11% 3.54% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £320 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +113.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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
322 367 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.01% 35.87% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 200 116
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 16
Average hourly rate £42.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.11% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 21 October 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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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 -7 8 £300 -6.97% 1
High Wycombe - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) 3G
4 2 (15.38%) GPRS
4 2 (15.38%) GSM
4 2 (15.38%) UMTS
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 2 (15.38%) MS Access
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) 2G
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) LTE
4 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) GPRS
1 2 (15.38%) GSM
1 2 (15.38%) UMTS
1 2 (15.38%) 3G
1 2 (15.38%) 2G
1 2 (15.38%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) VBA Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planner
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
1 2 (15.38%) Project Management
1 2 (15.38%) Validation
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
1 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Mapinfo
2 1 (7.69%) Primavera