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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 93 112 75
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Contract jobs citing VBA 112 101 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.06% 1.63% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.89% 3.86% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 65 136
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -13.72%
VBA
London

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
2290 2617 2575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.09% 42.18% 41.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1834 2014 1999
Average daily rate £460 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 20
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.34 £50.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -39.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £18.10 £14.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £92.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 158 (61.24%) SQL
2 109 (42.25%) Finance
3 95 (36.82%) SQL Server
4 81 (31.40%) MS Excel
4 81 (31.40%) Banking
5 60 (23.26%) C#
6 58 (22.48%) Microsoft
7 53 (20.54%) .NET
8 52 (20.16%) Front Office
9 42 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 42 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 38 (14.73%) Oracle
11 37 (14.34%) RAD
12 36 (13.95%) T-SQL
13 33 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (12.79%) Derivative
14 30 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
15 28 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
16 27 (10.47%) Degree
17 26 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 26 (10.08%) ETL
17 26 (10.08%) Investment Banking
18 25 (9.69%) Java
18 25 (9.69%) Tableau
19 24 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
19 24 (9.30%) Equities
19 24 (9.30%) Fixed Income
20 22 (8.53%) Windows
20 22 (8.53%) Analytics
20 22 (8.53%) Equity Derivative

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 14 (5.43%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.65%) SAS
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (0.39%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 81 (31.40%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.75%) MS Office
3 10 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
4 8 (3.10%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.94%) MS Project
7 4 (1.55%) InfoPath
8 3 (1.16%) SPSS
9 1 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.71%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (1.16%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.78%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.78%) Summit
3 2 (0.78%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.39%) Global One
4 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.39%) HFM
4 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) LDAP
1 1 (0.39%) ATM
1 1 (0.39%) Internet
1 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (36.82%) SQL Server
2 42 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 42 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (10.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (8.53%) QlikView
6 17 (6.59%) MS Access
7 16 (6.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (5.43%) Relational Database
9 9 (3.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (2.71%) Hyperion Smart View
10 7 (2.71%) Essbase
11 6 (2.33%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.94%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (1.55%) Cognos Query Studio
14 3 (1.16%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 5 (1.94%) JIRA
3 5 (1.94%) PowerBuilder
4 3 (1.16%) Selenium
5 2 (0.78%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.78%) Zephyr
5 2 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.39%) NUnit
6 1 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 109 (42.25%) Finance
2 81 (31.40%) Banking
3 52 (20.16%) Front Office
4 26 (10.08%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.26%) Retail
6 8 (3.10%) Back Office
7 7 (2.71%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (1.55%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.55%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.55%) Legal
9 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.16%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.16%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.78%) Marketing
10 2 (0.78%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Advertising
11 1 (0.39%) Publishing
11 1 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 135 (52.33%) Developer
2 93 (36.05%) Analyst
3 34 (13.18%) VBA Developer
4 30 (11.63%) Excel Developer
5 26 (10.08%) Data Analyst
6 22 (8.53%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.59%) Business Analyst
8 16 (6.20%) C# Developer
9 15 (5.81%) Information Analyst
9 15 (5.81%) SQL Developer
10 14 (5.43%) RAD Developer
11 13 (5.04%) NHS Information Analyst
11 13 (5.04%) Support Analyst
12 12 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
12 12 (4.65%) Applications Support
13 11 (4.26%) Senior VBA Developer
14 10 (3.88%) Excel VBA Developer
14 10 (3.88%) .NET Developer
15 9 (3.49%) Applications Support Analyst
15 9 (3.49%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.54%) .NET
2 16 (6.20%) XML
3 15 (5.81%) HTML
4 12 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.26%) WPF
6 10 (3.88%) CSS
7 8 (3.10%) jQuery
8 6 (2.33%) WCF
9 5 (1.94%) XSLT
9 5 (1.94%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (1.55%) XSL
10 4 (1.55%) JSP
10 4 (1.55%) RESTful
11 3 (1.16%) JSTL
11 3 (1.16%) Servlets
11 3 (1.16%) WinForms
11 3 (1.16%) Ajax
11 3 (1.16%) .NET Framework
11 3 (1.16%) JSON
11 3 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.79%) Derivative
2 28 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (9.30%) Fixed Income
3 24 (9.30%) Equities
4 22 (8.53%) Equity Derivative
5 17 (6.59%) NHS
6 13 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (3.88%) Statistics
7 10 (3.88%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.10%) Data Extraction
9 7 (2.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 6 (2.33%) Visualisation
10 6 (2.33%) Credit Risk
11 5 (1.94%) Market Risk
11 5 (1.94%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.55%) Economics
12 4 (1.55%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.55%) Swaptions
12 4 (1.55%) Data Integration
12 4 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.53%) Windows
2 10 (3.88%) UNIX
3 7 (2.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (2.71%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.33%) Linux
5 3 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.34%) RAD
2 33 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (10.08%) ETL
4 24 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (8.53%) Analytics
6 20 (7.75%) Data Analysis
7 17 (6.59%) Data Management
7 17 (6.59%) TDD
8 16 (6.20%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.81%) Risk Management
10 14 (5.43%) Migration
11 11 (4.26%) Business Analysis
12 10 (3.88%) OO
13 9 (3.49%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (3.10%) Scrum
14 8 (3.10%) Project Management
14 8 (3.10%) Performance Monitoring
15 7 (2.71%) Change Management
15 7 (2.71%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 158 (61.24%) SQL
2 60 (23.26%) C#
3 36 (13.95%) T-SQL
4 25 (9.69%) Java
5 20 (7.75%) Python
6 17 (6.59%) VB
7 16 (6.20%) JavaScript
8 11 (4.26%) C++
9 9 (3.49%) VBScript
10 8 (3.10%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.94%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.94%) VB6
12 4 (1.55%) C
12 4 (1.55%) Perl
12 4 (1.55%) PHP
13 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.16%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.16%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.16%) Scala
14 2 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (10.47%) Degree
2 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
3 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.39%) IIBA
4 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
1 3 (1.16%) Solvency II
2 2 (0.78%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) Control-M
2 1 (0.39%) SCCM
2 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 58 (22.48%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.73%) Oracle
3 25 (9.69%) Tableau
4 8 (3.10%) Cognos
5 7 (2.71%) Hyperion
5 7 (2.71%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.33%) Teradata
7 5 (1.94%) IBM
7 5 (1.94%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.55%) Alteryx
9 3 (1.16%) Syncfusion
9 3 (1.16%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.16%) Reuters
9 3 (1.16%) Remedy
9 3 (1.16%) BMC
9 3 (1.16%) Apple
9 3 (1.16%) Sun
10 2 (0.78%) Sybase
10 2 (0.78%) Charles River
10 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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