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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 109 100 107
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Contract jobs citing VBA 45 108 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.36% 1.99% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 4.77% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 95 72
Median daily rate £475 £435 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +7.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £314
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
1585 2265 2494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 47.84% 41.74% 41.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1352 1837 1961
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 10
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.29 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.39% -15.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.76 £19.72 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £47.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 2016, 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 56 (58.33%) Finance
2 46 (47.92%) SQL
3 38 (39.58%) C#
4 36 (37.50%) .NET
4 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 34 (35.42%) Banking
6 31 (32.29%) SQL Server
7 23 (23.96%) Front Office
8 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
9 16 (16.67%) MS Access
9 16 (16.67%) RAD
9 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 15 (15.63%) Investment Banking
10 15 (15.63%) Oracle
10 15 (15.63%) VB
11 14 (14.58%) Windows
12 13 (13.54%) MS Office
13 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (12.50%) WinForms
14 11 (11.46%) Fixed Income
14 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
14 11 (11.46%) Asset Management
15 10 (10.42%) Derivative
15 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (10.42%) T-SQL
16 9 (9.38%) C++
16 9 (9.38%) VB.NET
16 9 (9.38%) Mathematics
16 9 (9.38%) WPF

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 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (1.04%) Node.js
4 1 (1.04%) SAS
Applications
1 36 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.54%) MS Office
3 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Misys Opics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) LAN
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (32.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (16.67%) MS Access
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.04%) Big Data
11 1 (1.04%) Power BI
11 1 (1.04%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) JIRA
1 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 56 (58.33%) Finance
2 34 (35.42%) Banking
3 23 (23.96%) Front Office
4 15 (15.63%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.21%) Legal
6 3 (3.13%) Back Office
7 2 (2.08%) Retail
8 1 (1.04%) Billing
8 1 (1.04%) Law
8 1 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Developer
2 27 (28.13%) Analyst
3 23 (23.96%) C# Developer
4 17 (17.71%) .NET Developer
5 16 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (14.58%) VBA Developer
7 13 (13.54%) Excel Developer
8 11 (11.46%) Excel VBA Developer
9 10 (10.42%) Senior Developer
10 8 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
10 8 (8.33%) Quantitative Developer
11 7 (7.29%) Data Analyst
12 6 (6.25%) Applications Support
12 6 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
13 5 (5.21%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 5 (5.21%) RAD Developer
13 5 (5.21%) Test Analyst
13 5 (5.21%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 16 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 12 (12.50%) WinForms
4 9 (9.38%) WPF
5 7 (7.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (6.25%) XML
7 4 (4.17%) HTML
8 3 (3.13%) jQuery
8 3 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (2.08%) OOXML
9 2 (2.08%) Web Services
10 1 (1.04%) ActiveX
10 1 (1.04%) Caliburn.Micro
10 1 (1.04%) CSS
10 1 (1.04%) HTML5
10 1 (1.04%) MDX
10 1 (1.04%) Murex Flex
10 1 (1.04%) Murex MxML
10 1 (1.04%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Fixed Income
2 10 (10.42%) Derivative
3 9 (9.38%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (2.08%) Equities
7 1 (1.04%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.04%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) NHS
7 1 (1.04%) Statistics
7 1 (1.04%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Unix
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.67%) RAD
2 12 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.46%) Asset Management
4 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
5 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.29%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (7.29%) MVVM
7 6 (6.25%) Functional Testing
8 5 (5.21%) Data Management
8 5 (5.21%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (5.21%) Integration Testing
8 5 (5.21%) OO
8 5 (5.21%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.21%) Test Automation
8 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.13%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) ITIL
9 3 (3.13%) Performance Testing
9 3 (3.13%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) SQL
2 38 (39.58%) C#
3 15 (15.63%) VB
4 10 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 9 (9.38%) C++
5 9 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 8 (8.33%) VBScript
7 7 (7.29%) Java
8 4 (4.17%) Python
9 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
10 2 (2.08%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.08%) Tcl
10 2 (2.08%) VB6
11 1 (1.04%) IronPython
11 1 (1.04%) Perl
11 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.08%) Degree
1 2 (2.08%) PhD
2 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) MiFID
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (15.63%) Oracle
3 7 (7.29%) Sybase
4 4 (4.17%) Bloomberg
4 4 (4.17%) Tableau
5 3 (3.13%) Atlassian
5 3 (3.13%) Charles River
5 3 (3.13%) FactSet
5 3 (3.13%) Reuters
6 2 (2.08%) iManage
6 2 (2.08%) Infor
6 2 (2.08%) Misys
6 2 (2.08%) OpenLink
6 2 (2.08%) Sun
6 2 (2.08%) Trayport
7 1 (1.04%) BMC
7 1 (1.04%) Dell
7 1 (1.04%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Informatica
7 1 (1.04%) Teradata
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