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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 125 89 83
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 40 71 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.26% 2.06% 2.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 4.34% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 58 112
Median daily rate £425 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £303 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -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
1663 1637 2539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 52.54% 47.57% 44.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1375 2069
Median daily rate £500 £482 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +7.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.44 £19.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 51 (63.75%) SQL
2 47 (58.75%) Finance
3 31 (38.75%) MS Excel
4 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
5 26 (32.50%) Banking
6 18 (22.50%) C#
6 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
7 17 (21.25%) .NET
8 16 (20.00%) Front Office
9 15 (18.75%) Oracle
10 14 (17.50%) VB
11 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (13.75%) Degree
12 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (12.50%) Investment Banking
13 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (12.50%) MS Office
14 9 (11.25%) Python
14 9 (11.25%) MS Access
14 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
15 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
15 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
15 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
15 8 (10.00%) C
16 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
16 7 (8.75%) ETL

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 (6.25%) SAS
1 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (2.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.25%) CMS
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Domino
4 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 31 (38.75%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.50%) MS Office
3 3 (3.75%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (2.50%) Relativity
2 2 (2.50%) Ringtail
2 2 (2.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.25%) Sophis RISQUE
3 1 (1.25%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) SaaS
1 1 (1.25%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (33.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.25%) MS Access
4 9 (11.25%) Oracle Database
5 8 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (5.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.75%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (2.50%) Big Data
11 2 (2.50%) EDRMS
11 2 (2.50%) Power BI
11 2 (2.50%) QlikView
11 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.50%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (1.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Build Forge
1 3 (3.75%) CruiseControl
1 3 (3.75%) Hudson
1 3 (3.75%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.50%) JIRA
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.25%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
General
1 47 (58.75%) Finance
2 26 (32.50%) Banking
3 16 (20.00%) Front Office
4 10 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 4 (5.00%) Legal
7 3 (3.75%) Billing
7 3 (3.75%) Marketing
7 3 (3.75%) Retail
8 1 (1.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Developer
2 24 (30.00%) Analyst
3 18 (22.50%) VBA Developer
4 11 (13.75%) SQL Developer
5 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (10.00%) Access Developer
5 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 7 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (7.50%) Access VBA Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Applications Support
8 5 (6.25%) Excel Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Report Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
8 5 (6.25%) WinForms Developer
9 4 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Accountant
10 3 (3.75%) Assistant Accountant
10 3 (3.75%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Data Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.75%) WinForms
4 4 (5.00%) Spring
5 3 (3.75%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.75%) J2EE
5 3 (3.75%) JPA
5 3 (3.75%) JSON
5 3 (3.75%) JSP
5 3 (3.75%) REST
5 3 (3.75%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (3.75%) Web Services
5 3 (3.75%) WPF
5 3 (3.75%) XML
6 2 (2.50%) Classic ASP
7 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.25%) Django
7 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.25%) jQuery
7 1 (1.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.25%) Derivative
4 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.75%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.50%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.25%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.25%) Equities
7 1 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.25%) FMCG
7 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.50%) Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.50%) Unix
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (8.75%) Analytics
2 7 (8.75%) Data Modelling
2 7 (8.75%) ETL
3 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.25%) Migration
4 5 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
6 3 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.75%) Data Management
6 3 (3.75%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (3.75%) Low Latency
6 3 (3.75%) Multithreading
6 3 (3.75%) MVC
6 3 (3.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.75%) TDD
7 2 (2.50%) Collateral Management
7 2 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (63.75%) SQL
2 18 (22.50%) C#
3 14 (17.50%) VB
4 9 (11.25%) Python
5 8 (10.00%) C
5 8 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.50%) Java
6 6 (7.50%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.75%) Perl
7 3 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.50%) Delphi
8 2 (2.50%) Pascal
8 2 (2.50%) R
9 1 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.25%) Korn
9 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.25%) VB6
9 1 (1.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
2 4 (5.00%) ACCA
2 4 (5.00%) CIMA
3 3 (3.75%) AAT
4 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.25%) MOS
4 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.00%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.50%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
2 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) EnCase
1 2 (2.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.25%) BladeLogic
2 1 (1.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (3.75%) Infor
3 3 (3.75%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.50%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.50%) Nuix
4 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.50%) SAP
4 2 (2.50%) Sybase
4 2 (2.50%) Symantec
4 2 (2.50%) Tableau
4 2 (2.50%) Workday
5 1 (1.25%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.25%) Charles River
5 1 (1.25%) Citrix
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Murex
5 1 (1.25%) Remedy
5 1 (1.25%) Sophis
5 1 (1.25%) Teradata
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