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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 76 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.71% 0.25% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 0.89% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
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£325 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% +14.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -40.47%
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
401 224 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.71% 28.54% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 121 98
Average daily rate £401 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £32.75 £42.50 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.94% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.95 £42.50 £27.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.55 £42.50 £51.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Ellesmere Port -2 3 £306 +7.45%
Chester - 2 - -
Runcorn - 1 - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) MS Access
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Validation
7 2 (14.29%) GIS
7 2 (14.29%) ESRI
7 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
7 2 (14.29%) PL/1
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Banking
7 2 (14.29%) Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (14.29%) ArcGIS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MS Access
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Excel Developer
3 3 (21.43%) VBA Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) GIS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Excel Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) GIS
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Data Management
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PL/1
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) EMIR
1 2 (14.29%) MiFID
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) ESRI
3 2 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (7.14%) Cognos
Warrington, Cheshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £350 - 365 per day
Posted: 3 days ago