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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 37 37 43
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 1.82% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 3.14% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£263 - £118
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +34.72%
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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
162 191 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 49.09% 58.05% 57.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 90 125
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £750 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 42
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +7.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.25 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SAS
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Intranet
3 1 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (20.00%) Linear Regression

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) SAS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (20.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB