The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 28 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.62% 0.86% 4.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 3.45% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate
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- £400 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.12 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +62.85%
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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 Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 29 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 44.32% 25.00% 52.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 16 81
Average daily rate £500 £550 £616
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £387
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Global One
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Front Office
3 3 (42.86%) UniData
3 3 (42.86%) UniBasic
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) SunGard
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) DSL
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 2 (28.57%) JBehave

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) UniData
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) JBehave
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) SonarQube
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) User Stories
3 1 (14.29%) Data Transformation
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) UniBasic
3 2 (28.57%) Scala
3 2 (28.57%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) SunGard
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft