The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 72 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.25% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.58% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £341 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.67%
VBA
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
381 343 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.23% 44.66% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 197 140
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 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.70 £31.50 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.45 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +5.88%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Cambridge -12 1 £350 - 2
Peterborough - 1 - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Cognos