The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 70 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.31% 0.50% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.02% 1.54% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£341 - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.85%
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
294 259 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.09% 32.50% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 136 119
Average daily rate £366 £373 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.67% +20.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crewe - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £358 -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) MS Access
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Validation
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) C#
7 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (16.67%) MiFID
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) EMIR
7 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
7 2 (16.67%) Tableau
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Web Development

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) MS Access
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (8.33%) MySQL
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Excel Developer
3 3 (25.00%) VBA Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (8.33%) MI Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Excel Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Access Developer
5 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) MiFID
1 2 (16.67%) EMIR
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Cognos
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