The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 45 35 50
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.34% 0.73% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 1.39% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £259 £188 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% -48.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
VBA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
188 144 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 62.88% 52.36% 38.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 108 111
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £203 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% -40.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £15.08 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £17.50 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

VBA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) SAP FI-GL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP FI-GL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Robotic Process Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) C
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP