The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 68 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 0.13% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.33% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +3.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
353 306 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 44.68% 41.30% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 143 184
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 58
Average hourly rate £39.00 £39.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.63% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £26.50 £31.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
East of England

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 23 July 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 - - - - 2
Huntingdon - - - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) CRM

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Balanced Scorecard
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
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