The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 Cheshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 62 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.13% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -30.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 250 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.58% 32.09% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 124 203
Average daily rate £373 £309 £322
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.55% -4.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -20.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £31.56 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £40.57 £43.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
North West

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 1 August 2014. 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
Chester - - - - 2
Macclesfield - - - -
Northwich - - - -
Warrington - - - - 2
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) MS Project
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) NHS
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Report Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Migration Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Engagement Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Data Migration Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Lead
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Report Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Resource Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Matrix Management
1 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
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