The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
London / City of London
Rank 124 100 76
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Contract jobs citing VBA 26 50 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.88% 1.59% 2.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 3.56% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 43 110
Median daily rate £330 £500 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £315 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £750 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -12.34%

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1417 1406 2359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.82% 44.81% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1187 1181 1941
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the City of London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 City of London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 40 (60.61%) Finance
2 38 (57.58%) SQL
3 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
4 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 17 (25.76%) Banking
5 17 (25.76%) Oracle
5 17 (25.76%) C#
6 16 (24.24%) .NET
6 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (21.21%) Front Office
9 13 (19.70%) VB
9 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
11 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
12 10 (15.15%) Investment Banking
13 9 (13.64%) WinForms
13 9 (13.64%) Degree
13 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
13 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
13 9 (13.64%) MS Access
13 9 (13.64%) MS Office
13 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
14 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
15 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (9.09%) Migration
16 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
16 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
16 6 (9.09%) Analytics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (4.55%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.55%) SAS
1 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (48.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
3 3 (4.55%) MS Project
3 3 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.03%) Relativity
2 2 (3.03%) Ringtail
2 2 (3.03%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (1.52%) Infor SunSystems
3 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.52%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.52%) Office 365
1 1 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 9 (13.64%) MS Access
4 9 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (6.06%) Data Mining
6 4 (6.06%) Power BI
7 3 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.03%) Big Data
8 2 (3.03%) EDRMS
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.52%) Essbase
9 1 (1.52%) OLAP
9 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.52%) QlikView
9 1 (1.52%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.55%) Build Forge
2 3 (4.55%) CruiseControl
2 3 (4.55%) Hudson
2 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.52%) TestComplete
General
1 40 (60.61%) Finance
2 17 (25.76%) Banking
3 14 (21.21%) Front Office
4 10 (15.15%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.06%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.06%) Retail
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (63.64%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Analyst
3 20 (30.30%) VBA Developer
4 10 (15.15%) .NET Developer
4 10 (15.15%) C# Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (13.64%) Excel Developer
6 8 (12.12%) WinForms Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Access Developer
7 7 (10.61%) Excel VBA Developer
7 7 (10.61%) SQL Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (9.09%) Data Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Access VBA Developer
10 4 (6.06%) Report Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) SQL Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 3 (4.55%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
11 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) .NET
2 11 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 9 (13.64%) WinForms
4 3 (4.55%) Hibernate
4 3 (4.55%) J2EE
4 3 (4.55%) JPA
4 3 (4.55%) JSON
4 3 (4.55%) JSP
4 3 (4.55%) REST
4 3 (4.55%) Spring
4 3 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) WPF
5 2 (3.03%) Classic ASP
5 2 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) Derivative
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.03%) Windows
1 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (13.64%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.12%) Data Modelling
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (9.09%) Analytics
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) ETL
6 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.06%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.55%) Data Analytics
8 3 (4.55%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.55%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Inversion of Control
8 3 (4.55%) Low Latency
8 3 (4.55%) Multithreading
8 3 (4.55%) MVC
8 3 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 17 (25.76%) C#
3 13 (19.70%) VB
4 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 5 (7.58%) C
6 5 (7.58%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) Java
8 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 2 (3.03%) Perl
10 1 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) ACCA
3 2 (3.03%) AAT
3 2 (3.03%) CIMA
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.06%) Solvency II
2 2 (3.03%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
2 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.03%) QA
3 1 (1.52%) IFRS
3 1 (1.52%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) EnCase
1 2 (3.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Oracle
2 16 (24.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) SAP
3 3 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.03%) Nuix
4 2 (3.03%) Symantec
4 2 (3.03%) Workday
5 1 (1.52%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.52%) Infor
5 1 (1.52%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.52%) Murex
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) Sun
5 1 (1.52%) Teradata
5 1 (1.52%) Virgin Media
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