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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 72 102 53
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -49
Contract jobs citing VBA 128 100 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.53% 1.73% 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.62% 4.00% 8.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 68 162
Average daily rate
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£450 £413 £481
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% -14.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £271 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%
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
2277 2503 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.96% 43.36% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1858 1866 1827
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 27
Average hourly rate £27.37 £42.50 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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.

1 161 (62.16%) SQL
2 102 (39.38%) Finance
3 90 (34.75%) SQL Server
4 89 (34.36%) MS Excel
5 85 (32.82%) Banking
6 66 (25.48%) Microsoft
7 56 (21.62%) C#
8 53 (20.46%) .NET
9 52 (20.08%) Front Office
10 40 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (15.06%) SQL Server 2008
12 37 (14.29%) RAD
13 34 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
14 31 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (11.97%) Oracle
15 30 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
15 30 (11.58%) Derivative
16 29 (11.20%) T-SQL
16 29 (11.20%) Investment Banking
17 28 (10.81%) ETL
17 28 (10.81%) Degree
18 27 (10.42%) Tableau
18 27 (10.42%) Analytics
18 27 (10.42%) Data Modelling
18 27 (10.42%) Java
19 26 (10.04%) MS Office
19 26 (10.04%) Windows
20 24 (9.27%) Equities
20 24 (9.27%) Data Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.25%) SAS
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (0.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.39%) CMS
Applications
1 89 (34.36%) MS Excel
2 26 (10.04%) MS Office
3 11 (4.25%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.54%) SPSS
5 4 (1.54%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.54%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) thinkFolio
2 3 (1.16%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.77%) Summit
3 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.77%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.39%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.39%) Siebel Analytics
4 1 (0.39%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.39%) HFM
4 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.39%) LDAP
1 1 (0.39%) ATM
1 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.39%) Internet
1 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (34.75%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 39 (15.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (11.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (9.27%) QlikView
6 22 (8.49%) Data Warehouse
7 18 (6.95%) MS Access
8 17 (6.56%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (5.41%) Relational Database
10 13 (5.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (4.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (2.70%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.93%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (1.93%) MySQL
13 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 4 (1.54%) Data Mining
14 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
14 4 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
14 4 (1.54%) Cognos Query Studio
15 3 (1.16%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 8 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.70%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 6 (2.32%) JIRA
4 3 (1.16%) Selenium
5 2 (0.77%) Subversion
5 2 (0.77%) NUnit
5 2 (0.77%) Toad
5 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (0.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.77%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.39%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.39%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 102 (39.38%) Finance
2 85 (32.82%) Banking
3 52 (20.08%) Front Office
4 29 (11.20%) Investment Banking
5 12 (4.63%) Retail
6 8 (3.09%) Back Office
7 6 (2.32%) Corporate Banking
8 5 (1.93%) Publishing
9 4 (1.54%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.16%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.77%) Games
11 2 (0.77%) Law
11 2 (0.77%) Legal
12 1 (0.39%) Marketing
12 1 (0.39%) French Language
12 1 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 131 (50.58%) Developer
2 92 (35.52%) Analyst
3 36 (13.90%) Excel Developer
4 32 (12.36%) VBA Developer
5 29 (11.20%) Data Analyst
6 25 (9.65%) SQL Developer
7 20 (7.72%) Senior Developer
8 16 (6.18%) Support Analyst
9 15 (5.79%) Business Analyst
9 15 (5.79%) Information Analyst
10 14 (5.41%) C# Developer
10 14 (5.41%) NHS Information Analyst
11 12 (4.63%) Applications Support
12 11 (4.25%) RAD Developer
12 11 (4.25%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (3.86%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (3.86%) Excel VBA Developer
14 9 (3.47%) Senior VBA Developer
14 9 (3.47%) .NET Developer
15 8 (3.09%) NHS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (20.46%) .NET
2 19 (7.34%) XML
3 17 (6.56%) HTML
4 12 (4.63%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.25%) CSS
6 10 (3.86%) WPF
7 9 (3.47%) jQuery
8 8 (3.09%) XSLT
9 7 (2.70%) WCF
10 5 (1.93%) Task Parallel Library
11 4 (1.54%) Ajax
11 4 (1.54%) JSP
11 4 (1.54%) XSL
11 4 (1.54%) RESTful
12 3 (1.16%) Oracle Fusion
12 3 (1.16%) JSON
12 3 (1.16%) MDX
12 3 (1.16%) JSTL
12 3 (1.16%) Servlets
13 2 (0.77%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (11.58%) Derivative
3 24 (9.27%) Equities
4 19 (7.34%) Fixed Income
5 18 (6.95%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (5.79%) NHS
7 14 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (4.63%) Mathematics
9 10 (3.86%) Statistics
10 7 (2.70%) Visualisation
11 6 (2.32%) Credit Risk
11 6 (2.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 5 (1.93%) Data Integration
12 5 (1.93%) Computer Science
12 5 (1.93%) Market Risk
13 4 (1.54%) Economics
13 4 (1.54%) Swaptions
13 4 (1.54%) iPhone
13 4 (1.54%) iPad
14 3 (1.16%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.04%) Windows
2 11 (4.25%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.47%) Windows XP
4 7 (2.70%) UNIX
5 6 (2.32%) Linux
6 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (14.29%) RAD
2 31 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
4 28 (10.81%) ETL
5 27 (10.42%) Analytics
5 27 (10.42%) Data Modelling
6 24 (9.27%) Data Analysis
7 19 (7.34%) TDD
8 15 (5.79%) Migration
9 13 (5.02%) Data Management
10 12 (4.63%) Business Analysis
11 11 (4.25%) OO
12 10 (3.86%) Risk Management
13 9 (3.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (3.47%) Multithreading
13 9 (3.47%) Financial Modelling
13 9 (3.47%) Change Management
14 8 (3.09%) Scrum
15 7 (2.70%) Data Migration
15 7 (2.70%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (62.16%) SQL
2 56 (21.62%) C#
3 29 (11.20%) T-SQL
4 27 (10.42%) Java
5 24 (9.27%) VB
6 19 (7.34%) JavaScript
7 17 (6.56%) Python
8 11 (4.25%) VBScript
9 10 (3.86%) C++
10 7 (2.70%) Perl
10 7 (2.70%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.32%) VB6
12 5 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.54%) PHP
13 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.54%) R
14 3 (1.16%) C
14 3 (1.16%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.77%) Lua
Qualifications
1 28 (10.81%) Degree
2 6 (2.32%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.77%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) VCP4
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) IIBA
5 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.39%) PhD
5 1 (0.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.93%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.39%) Basel III
3 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Server
2 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.54%) Control-M
2 2 (0.77%) SCCM
2 2 (0.77%) SCVMM
2 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (25.48%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.97%) Oracle
3 27 (10.42%) Tableau
4 10 (3.86%) Cognos
5 8 (3.09%) Business Objects
5 8 (3.09%) Bloomberg
6 6 (2.32%) Teradata
7 4 (1.54%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.54%) IBM
7 4 (1.54%) Sybase
8 3 (1.16%) Alteryx
8 3 (1.16%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.16%) Syncfusion
8 3 (1.16%) Reuters
8 3 (1.16%) Remedy
8 3 (1.16%) Charles River
8 3 (1.16%) BMC
8 3 (1.16%) Apple
9 2 (0.77%) VMware
9 2 (0.77%) Google
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