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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 109 100 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing VBA 48 110 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 2.01% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.95% 4.78% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 98 66
Average daily rate £450 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
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
1628 2299 2621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 46.63% 42.04% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1853 2018
Average daily rate £490 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 10
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.00 £30.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £18.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £92.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016, 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 59 (53.15%) Finance
2 56 (50.45%) SQL
3 45 (40.54%) C#
4 41 (36.94%) MS Excel
5 39 (35.14%) .NET
5 39 (35.14%) SQL Server
5 39 (35.14%) Banking
6 22 (19.82%) Front Office
7 21 (18.92%) VB
8 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
9 19 (17.12%) Oracle
9 19 (17.12%) Investment Banking
10 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (16.22%) RAD
11 17 (15.32%) .NET Framework
11 17 (15.32%) SQL Server 2008
12 16 (14.41%) Windows
12 16 (14.41%) MS Access
13 13 (11.71%) MS Office
13 13 (11.71%) VB.NET
13 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
14 12 (10.81%) T-SQL
14 12 (10.81%) Fixed Income
14 12 (10.81%) WinForms
14 12 (10.81%) Derivative
15 11 (9.91%) Asset Management
15 11 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (9.91%) C++
15 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
16 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (7.21%) Confluence
2 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.80%) IIS
4 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 41 (36.94%) MS Excel
2 13 (11.71%) MS Office
3 4 (3.60%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Misys Opics
1 2 (1.80%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.90%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) LAN
2 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (14.41%) MS Access
4 13 (11.71%) Oracle Database
5 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
6 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (6.31%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (4.50%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.80%) Big Data
11 2 (1.80%) Data Mart
11 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (8.11%) JIRA
2 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (2.70%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.70%) Subversion
3 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.80%) CMake
5 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.90%) JBehave
5 1 (0.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.90%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 59 (53.15%) Finance
2 39 (35.14%) Banking
3 22 (19.82%) Front Office
4 19 (17.12%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Legal
6 3 (2.70%) Back Office
6 3 (2.70%) Publishing
7 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Retail
8 1 (0.90%) Billing
8 1 (0.90%) Law
Job Titles
1 61 (54.95%) Developer
2 35 (31.53%) Analyst
3 24 (21.62%) C# Developer
4 20 (18.02%) .NET Developer
5 19 (17.12%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (10.81%) Data Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) VBA Developer
7 11 (9.91%) Excel Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Excel Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) Excel VBA Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Quantitative Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Analyst Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Applications Support
10 6 (5.41%) Banking Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Business Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) Financial Analyst
10 6 (5.41%) RAD Developer
11 5 (4.50%) C++ Developer
11 5 (4.50%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (35.14%) .NET
2 17 (15.32%) .NET Framework
3 12 (10.81%) WinForms
4 9 (8.11%) WPF
5 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.41%) XML
7 4 (3.60%) Web Services
8 3 (2.70%) HTML
9 2 (1.80%) jQuery
9 2 (1.80%) OOXML
9 2 (1.80%) Qt
9 2 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.90%) Caliburn.Micro
10 1 (0.90%) MDX
10 1 (0.90%) Murex Flex
10 1 (0.90%) Murex MxML
10 1 (0.90%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Derivative
1 12 (10.81%) Fixed Income
2 9 (8.11%) Mathematics
3 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 6 (5.41%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.80%) Equities
5 1 (0.90%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
5 1 (0.90%) Statistics
5 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.41%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
3 4 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.80%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.90%) Unix
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (16.22%) RAD
2 11 (9.91%) Asset Management
2 11 (9.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (7.21%) Unit Testing
4 7 (6.31%) Analytics
4 7 (6.31%) MVVM
5 6 (5.41%) Functional Testing
5 6 (5.41%) OO
5 6 (5.41%) Risk Management
6 5 (4.50%) Data Management
6 5 (4.50%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (4.50%) ETL
6 5 (4.50%) Integration Testing
6 5 (4.50%) Portfolio Management
6 5 (4.50%) Test Automation
6 5 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.60%) Data Analysis
7 4 (3.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.45%) SQL
2 45 (40.54%) C#
3 21 (18.92%) VB
4 13 (11.71%) VB.NET
5 12 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 11 (9.91%) C++
7 8 (7.21%) Java
7 8 (7.21%) VBScript
8 5 (4.50%) Python
9 4 (3.60%) VB6
10 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.80%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.80%) Tcl
11 1 (0.90%) IronPython
11 1 (0.90%) Perl
11 1 (0.90%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.90%) R
11 1 (0.90%) Scala
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.80%) Degree
1 2 (1.80%) PhD
2 1 (0.90%) A+ Certification
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) MiFID
3 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) SCCM
2 1 (0.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (18.02%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Sybase
4 5 (4.50%) Tableau
5 4 (3.60%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
6 3 (2.70%) Charles River
6 3 (2.70%) FactSet
6 3 (2.70%) IBM
6 3 (2.70%) Reuters
7 2 (1.80%) iManage
7 2 (1.80%) Infor
7 2 (1.80%) Kenexa
7 2 (1.80%) Misys
7 2 (1.80%) OpenLink
7 2 (1.80%) SAP
7 2 (1.80%) Sun
7 2 (1.80%) Trayport
8 1 (0.90%) BMC
8 1 (0.90%) Teradata
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