The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 84 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.20% 0.81% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 2.01% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £360 £341 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.49% +19.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
425 398 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 41.67% 40.41% 28.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 268 121
Median daily rate £400 £408 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £683 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £32.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.09%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester 0 1 £360 - 2
Knutsford - 1 - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Direct Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
4 1 (14.29%) Office 365
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (14.29%) User Experience
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) CAML
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Marketing
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
2 2 (28.57%) VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CAML
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Direct Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) SDLC
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft