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 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 64 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +7
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 1.51% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 2.83% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £400 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +238.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +30.55%
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
373 318 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.40% 53.18% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 133 167
Average daily rate £363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £700 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 43 49
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.20 £25.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 18 December 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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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 -1 4 £263 -
Huntingdon - - - -
Peterborough - - - -
St Neots - - - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (12.50%) Data Mining

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Excel VBA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VBA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Excel Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Release Management
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Implementation
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Linear Regression
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft