The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 41 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.80% 3.06% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 5.52% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £118
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
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 Cambridge region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
181 181 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.53% 55.35% 62.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 78 128
Average daily rate £354 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £388 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 48
Average hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +20.00%
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 Cambridge

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

VBA
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
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