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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 65 61
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.77% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.14% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 3
Median daily rate - £340 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-17.30% -25.00%

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
170 327 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.55% 36.17% 32.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 231 148
Median daily rate £375 £379 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% +8.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -64.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 £13.00 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.20 £38.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

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 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SSAS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) PostGIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ESRI