The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 31 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.90% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £295
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.56 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -18.18%
VBA
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 126 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 39.13% 53.85% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 25
Average daily rate £400 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £140 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.32% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Chester

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Chester region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Chester

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

VBA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) PL/1
2 2 (33.33%) MiFID
2 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (33.33%) EMIR
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Retail Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) VBA Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Excel Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Excel Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Excel VBA Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Migration
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) MiFID
1 2 (33.33%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft