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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 70 105 61
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -44
Contract jobs citing VBA 142 100 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.80% 1.66% 3.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 3.87% 7.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 77 132
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £635 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00
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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
2307 2583 2326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.51% 42.94% 41.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1895 1986 1812
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 32
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £20.63 £15.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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.

1 145 (59.43%) SQL
2 99 (40.57%) Finance
3 84 (34.43%) SQL Server
4 83 (34.02%) MS Excel
5 80 (32.79%) Banking
6 67 (27.46%) Microsoft
7 49 (20.08%) C#
8 40 (16.39%) Front Office
9 39 (15.98%) .NET
9 39 (15.98%) RAD
10 36 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (13.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 32 (13.11%) Oracle
13 31 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 30 (12.30%) Java
14 30 (12.30%) MS Office
15 29 (11.89%) Investment Banking
15 29 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
17 27 (11.07%) Data Modelling
17 27 (11.07%) ETL
17 27 (11.07%) Derivative
17 27 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
18 25 (10.25%) Data Analysis
18 25 (10.25%) Windows
19 24 (9.84%) Equities
20 22 (9.02%) T-SQL
20 22 (9.02%) VB
20 22 (9.02%) Degree
20 22 (9.02%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 12 (4.92%) SharePoint
1 12 (4.92%) SAS
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (0.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.82%) JBoss
3 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.41%) CMS
3 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 83 (34.02%) MS Excel
2 30 (12.30%) MS Office
3 13 (5.33%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.64%) InfoPath
5 4 (1.64%) SPSS
6 2 (0.82%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Markit EDM
1 3 (1.23%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.82%) Summit
3 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.41%) HFM
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.41%) Siebel Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.41%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) LDAP
1 1 (0.41%) Internet
1 1 (0.41%) ATM
1 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.41%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 33 (13.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 31 (12.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (11.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (7.79%) MS Access
6 18 (7.38%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (7.38%) Relational Database
7 17 (6.97%) QlikView
8 11 (4.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
12 6 (2.46%) RDBMS
12 6 (2.46%) MySQL
12 6 (2.46%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (1.64%) Cognos Query Studio
13 4 (1.64%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (1.23%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 5 (2.05%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.64%) JIRA
4 3 (1.23%) Toad
5 2 (0.82%) jMock
5 2 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.82%) Subversion
5 2 (0.82%) JUnit
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.41%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.41%) NUnit
6 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.41%) Zephyr
6 1 (0.41%) Selenium
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 99 (40.57%) Finance
2 80 (32.79%) Banking
3 40 (16.39%) Front Office
4 29 (11.89%) Investment Banking
5 14 (5.74%) Retail
6 5 (2.05%) Back Office
6 5 (2.05%) Retail Banking
7 4 (1.64%) Publishing
8 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.23%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.23%) Games
8 3 (1.23%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 2 (0.82%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.82%) Law
9 2 (0.82%) Legal
9 2 (0.82%) Billing
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 128 (52.46%) Developer
2 82 (33.61%) Analyst
3 41 (16.80%) Excel Developer
4 39 (15.98%) VBA Developer
5 27 (11.07%) Data Analyst
6 26 (10.66%) SQL Developer
7 16 (6.56%) Business Analyst
8 15 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 15 (6.15%) Excel VBA Developer
9 13 (5.33%) RAD Developer
10 12 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 11 (4.51%) Support Analyst
11 11 (4.51%) Information Analyst
12 10 (4.10%) NHS Information Analyst
12 10 (4.10%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.69%) Senior VBA Developer
14 7 (2.87%) Analyst Developer
14 7 (2.87%) NHS Data Analyst
15 6 (2.46%) Front Office Developer
15 6 (2.46%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (15.98%) .NET
2 17 (6.97%) XML
3 16 (6.56%) HTML
4 10 (4.10%) ASP.NET
5 9 (3.69%) CSS
6 8 (3.28%) XSLT
7 7 (2.87%) jQuery
8 6 (2.46%) WPF
8 6 (2.46%) JSP
9 4 (1.64%) Ajax
9 4 (1.64%) RESTful
9 4 (1.64%) Web Services
10 3 (1.23%) XHTML
10 3 (1.23%) Servlets
10 3 (1.23%) Middleware
10 3 (1.23%) MDX
10 3 (1.23%) JSTL
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.82%) WCF
11 2 (0.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 36 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (11.07%) Derivative
3 24 (9.84%) Equities
4 14 (5.74%) Equity Derivative
5 11 (4.51%) NHS
6 10 (4.10%) Computer Science
7 9 (3.69%) Fixed Income
7 9 (3.69%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.87%) Market Risk
9 7 (2.87%) Credit Risk
10 6 (2.46%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.64%) Visualisation
11 4 (1.64%) Statistics
11 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.64%) User Experience
12 3 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.23%) Economics
12 3 (1.23%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.25%) Windows
2 11 (4.51%) Windows 7
3 10 (4.10%) UNIX
4 9 (3.69%) Linux
5 8 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.23%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.98%) RAD
2 29 (11.89%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (11.07%) Data Modelling
4 27 (11.07%) ETL
5 25 (10.25%) Data Analysis
6 22 (9.02%) Analytics
7 16 (6.56%) Migration
8 14 (5.74%) Data Management
8 14 (5.74%) OO
9 12 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.51%) Financial Modelling
11 10 (4.10%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (3.69%) Risk Management
12 9 (3.69%) TDD
12 9 (3.69%) Business Analysis
13 7 (2.87%) Project Management
13 7 (2.87%) Asset Management
13 7 (2.87%) Workflow
13 7 (2.87%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 145 (59.43%) SQL
2 49 (20.08%) C#
3 30 (12.30%) Java
4 22 (9.02%) T-SQL
4 22 (9.02%) VB
5 18 (7.38%) JavaScript
6 14 (5.74%) Python
7 9 (3.69%) C++
7 9 (3.69%) Perl
8 8 (3.28%) VBScript
9 6 (2.46%) VB6
9 6 (2.46%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.64%) R
10 4 (1.64%) PHP
10 4 (1.64%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.23%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.82%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (9.02%) Degree
2 5 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) MCSE
3 1 (0.41%) PhD
3 1 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.41%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) Basel III
3 1 (0.41%) EMIR
3 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
2 2 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) Control-M
2 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.82%) SCCM
2 2 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 67 (27.46%) Microsoft
2 32 (13.11%) Oracle
3 15 (6.15%) Tableau
4 11 (4.51%) Cognos
5 10 (4.10%) Business Objects
6 9 (3.69%) Teradata
7 8 (3.28%) Sybase
8 7 (2.87%) Bloomberg
9 5 (2.05%) IBM
10 4 (1.64%) thinkFolio
10 4 (1.64%) TIBCO
11 3 (1.23%) Charles River
11 3 (1.23%) HP
11 3 (1.23%) Google
12 2 (0.82%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.82%) VMware
12 2 (0.82%) Apple
12 2 (0.82%) CODA
12 2 (0.82%) BMC
12 2 (0.82%) Hyperion
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