The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 40 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.27% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.76% 1.41% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.11% -15.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
133 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.84% 28.17% 35.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 51 54
Average daily rate £300 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
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VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 19 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
5 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
6 1 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) SAS
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) VB
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) MS Excel

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) MI Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Insight
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft