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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 92 68 123
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +55
Contract jobs citing VBA 59 151 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.87% 2.94% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 6.41% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 122 60
Average daily rate £450 £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £50.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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
1412 2355 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.83% 45.83% 43.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1174 1935 1909
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.95 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 65 (46.76%) SQL
2 60 (43.17%) Finance
3 50 (35.97%) C#
4 43 (30.94%) SQL Server
5 42 (30.22%) .NET
6 40 (28.78%) MS Excel
7 39 (28.06%) Banking
8 33 (23.74%) Front Office
9 24 (17.27%) Oracle
9 24 (17.27%) VB
10 23 (16.55%) Investment Banking
11 21 (15.11%) Derivative
12 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
13 19 (13.67%) RAD
13 19 (13.67%) C++
14 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 16 (11.51%) Windows
15 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (10.79%) MS Access
16 15 (10.79%) Mathematics
17 14 (10.07%) .NET Framework
17 14 (10.07%) Fixed Income
17 14 (10.07%) Analytics
18 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 13 (9.35%) Java
19 12 (8.63%) VB.NET
20 11 (7.91%) Data Analysis
20 11 (7.91%) Degree
20 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.60%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.88%) Confluence
4 2 (1.44%) IIS
4 2 (1.44%) SAS
5 1 (0.72%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (28.78%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.47%) MS Office
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.16%) MS Project
3 3 (2.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) SAP FI
2 3 (2.16%) Maximo
3 2 (1.44%) Misys Opics
3 2 (1.44%) SAP HCM
4 1 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.72%) HFM
4 1 (0.72%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.72%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.44%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (30.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (10.79%) MS Access
4 11 (7.91%) Oracle Database
5 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (6.47%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 6 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (3.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 3 (2.16%) Cognos Analysis Studio
11 3 (2.16%) Impala
12 2 (1.44%) Cognos Event Studio
12 2 (1.44%) Cognos Metric Studio
12 2 (1.44%) QlikView
12 2 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) JIRA
2 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.44%) CMake
3 2 (1.44%) Subversion
4 1 (0.72%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.72%) JBehave
4 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
4 1 (0.72%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (43.17%) Finance
2 39 (28.06%) Banking
3 33 (23.74%) Front Office
4 23 (16.55%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.88%) Back Office
6 3 (2.16%) Legal
6 3 (2.16%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.16%) Turkish Language
7 2 (1.44%) Law
7 2 (1.44%) Marketing
7 2 (1.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.72%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (53.24%) Developer
2 45 (32.37%) Analyst
3 23 (16.55%) C# Developer
4 20 (14.39%) VBA Developer
5 19 (13.67%) .NET Developer
6 18 (12.95%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (10.79%) Data Analyst
7 15 (10.79%) Excel Developer
8 12 (8.63%) Quantitative Developer
9 11 (7.91%) Excel VBA Developer
10 10 (7.19%) Business Analyst
11 9 (6.47%) C++ Developer
11 9 (6.47%) SQL Analyst
12 8 (5.76%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 6 (4.32%) Asset Management Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) Asset Management Business Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) C# WPF Developer
13 6 (4.32%) Excel Analyst
13 6 (4.32%) SQL Developer
13 6 (4.32%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (30.22%) .NET
2 14 (10.07%) .NET Framework
3 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET
4 6 (4.32%) WinForms
4 6 (4.32%) WPF
5 5 (3.60%) HTML
5 5 (3.60%) XML
6 4 (2.88%) Web Services
7 2 (1.44%) jQuery
7 2 (1.44%) Qt
7 2 (1.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.72%) ATL
8 1 (0.72%) Caliburn.Micro
8 1 (0.72%) MDX
8 1 (0.72%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.72%) STL
8 1 (0.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) Derivative
2 15 (10.79%) Mathematics
3 14 (10.07%) Fixed Income
4 11 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.47%) Statistics
6 8 (5.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (5.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (5.04%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.88%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.88%) NHS
8 4 (2.88%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.16%) Equities
9 3 (2.16%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.16%) Physics
10 2 (1.44%) Data Extraction
10 2 (1.44%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.44%) Swaptions
11 1 (0.72%) Economics
11 1 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.51%) Windows
2 5 (3.60%) Windows 7
2 5 (3.60%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.72%) Unix
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.67%) RAD
2 17 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (11.51%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (10.07%) Analytics
5 13 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.91%) Data Analysis
7 9 (6.47%) Asset Management
8 8 (5.76%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (5.76%) Migration
8 8 (5.76%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.04%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (5.04%) ETL
9 7 (5.04%) OO
9 7 (5.04%) Project Management
10 5 (3.60%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.60%) Numerical Analysis
10 5 (3.60%) Scrum
10 5 (3.60%) SDLC
10 5 (3.60%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.60%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 65 (46.76%) SQL
2 50 (35.97%) C#
3 24 (17.27%) VB
4 19 (13.67%) C++
5 13 (9.35%) Java
6 12 (8.63%) VB.NET
7 10 (7.19%) Python
7 10 (7.19%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.76%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.04%) VB6
10 3 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.16%) VBScript
11 2 (1.44%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.44%) R
11 2 (1.44%) Ruby
12 1 (0.72%) Scala
12 1 (0.72%) Tcl
12 1 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (7.91%) Degree
2 4 (2.88%) PhD
3 2 (1.44%) MCSE
3 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) MCP
4 1 (0.72%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) QA
2 2 (1.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.72%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.16%) SCCM
2 1 (0.72%) WMI
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Oracle
2 20 (14.39%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.76%) SAP
3 8 (5.76%) Tableau
4 4 (2.88%) Cognos
5 3 (2.16%) Alteryx
5 3 (2.16%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.16%) IBM
5 3 (2.16%) iManage
6 2 (1.44%) Brady
6 2 (1.44%) Google
6 2 (1.44%) Infor
6 2 (1.44%) Kenexa
6 2 (1.44%) Misys
6 2 (1.44%) OpenLink
6 2 (1.44%) Sun
6 2 (1.44%) Sybase
6 2 (1.44%) Trayport
6 2 (1.44%) Yardi
7 1 (0.72%) Teradata
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £420 - £468 per day
Posted: 22 days ago