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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 17 28 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 2 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.44% 1.13% 8.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 2.53% 20.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £513 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% -4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £503 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £523 £642
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -13.40%
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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
34 79 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 37.78% 44.63% 40.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 63 90
Average daily rate £500 £650 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £800 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 February 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 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ETRM
3 2 (40.00%) Trayport
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) COM
4 1 (20.00%) STL
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) OpenLink
4 1 (20.00%) Endur
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Equities

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Endur
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
2 1 (20.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Equity Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) COM
2 1 (20.00%) STL
2 1 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ETRM
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Trayport
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) OpenLink