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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 19 28
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 3.96% 2.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.26% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate - £400 £663
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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
42 39 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.07% 38.61% 43.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 61
Average daily rate £475 £500 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £701 £703 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 2016, 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 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) Syncfusion
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (50.00%) Time Management
3 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
3 3 (50.00%) Front Office
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) DSL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) MS Access
2 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (50.00%) Spotfire
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) JBehave
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
2 2 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Hadoop Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) WCF
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) XSL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) COM
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Scala
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) DevExpress
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Syncfusion
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase