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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 25 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.82% 2.35% 2.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 5.48% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £500 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +75.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
VBA
London

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
48 73 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 39.34% 42.94% 28.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 55 20
Median daily rate £419 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.84% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) MDX
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Excel Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Excel VBA Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) MDX
1 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) WinForms
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase