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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 65 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.45% 0.70% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.70% 2.21% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 8
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £254 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £405 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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
383 362 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.94% 31.73% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 219 132
Average daily rate £338 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £245 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 21
Average hourly rate £38.50 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.07% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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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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 +3 16 £300 - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 24 (66.67%) SQL
1 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 23 (63.89%) MS Office
2 23 (63.89%) Finance
3 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 10 (27.78%) Banking
4 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (25.00%) ATM
6 8 (22.22%) Remedy
6 8 (22.22%) Change Control
7 7 (19.44%) Statistics
7 7 (19.44%) Line Management
8 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
8 6 (16.67%) Oracle
9 5 (13.89%) VB
9 5 (13.89%) Project Management
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (11.11%) ITIL
10 4 (11.11%) BMC
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (11.11%) MS Access
10 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
11 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
12 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 23 (63.89%) MS Office
3 9 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (11.11%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.78%) SAP HANA
3 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.78%) SAP BI
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (63.89%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) MI Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 8 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) VBA Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (8.33%) Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Assistant
5 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) Software Design Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst Programmer
5 2 (5.56%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (2.78%) Automation Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Programme Office Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) WCF
1 1 (2.78%) jQuery
1 1 (2.78%) HTML5
1 1 (2.78%) HTML
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.78%) SOAP
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
1 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (19.44%) Statistics
3 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Change Control
2 7 (19.44%) Line Management
3 5 (13.89%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Product Management
7 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (13.89%) VB
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.78%) VBScript
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) HNC
2 1 (2.78%) HND
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Remedy
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) BMC
5 2 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.78%) SAP