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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 83 104 68
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -36
Contract jobs citing VBA 121 106 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.24% 1.78% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 4.26% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 120
Average daily rate
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£425 £416 £495
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.10% -15.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £695 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.25 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -37.16%
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
2279 2489 2757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.20% 41.80% 42.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1850 1967 2135
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £301 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 28
Average hourly rate £23.99 £27.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.76% -30.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £14.25 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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.

1 165 (66.00%) SQL
2 109 (43.60%) Finance
3 88 (35.20%) SQL Server
4 79 (31.60%) MS Excel
5 78 (31.20%) Banking
6 57 (22.80%) .NET
6 57 (22.80%) C#
7 51 (20.40%) Microsoft
7 51 (20.40%) Front Office
8 44 (17.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 37 (14.80%) Oracle
10 35 (14.00%) RAD
11 33 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 31 (12.40%) Derivative
12 31 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (12.00%) T-SQL
14 29 (11.60%) Investment Banking
15 28 (11.20%) ETL
16 27 (10.80%) Degree
17 24 (9.60%) Data Analysis
17 24 (9.60%) Fixed Income
18 23 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 23 (9.20%) SharePoint
18 23 (9.20%) MS Access
18 23 (9.20%) Tableau
19 22 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (8.80%) Python
19 22 (8.80%) Equity Derivative
20 21 (8.40%) Equities

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.40%) SAS
3 3 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 79 (31.60%) MS Excel
2 15 (6.00%) MS Office
3 10 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (3.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (3.20%) MS Visio
6 5 (2.00%) MS Project
7 4 (1.60%) SPSS
8 3 (1.20%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.40%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (3.60%) Hyperion Planning
2 4 (1.60%) CODA-Financials
3 3 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 3 (1.20%) Maximo
3 3 (1.20%) Global One
3 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.20%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
4 2 (0.80%) Summit
4 2 (0.80%) HFM
5 1 (0.40%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (35.20%) SQL Server
2 44 (17.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (13.20%) Data Warehouse
3 33 (13.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (9.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (9.20%) MS Access
5 21 (8.40%) Relational Database
6 18 (7.20%) QlikView
7 14 (5.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 13 (5.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (3.60%) Essbase
9 9 (3.60%) Hyperion Smart View
10 8 (3.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (2.40%) Data Mining
13 5 (2.00%) RDBMS
13 5 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (1.60%) Spotfire
15 3 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (1.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (3.20%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.00%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (2.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (1.60%) JIRA
4 3 (1.20%) Selenium
5 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.80%) Zephyr
5 2 (0.80%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.40%) Subversion
6 1 (0.40%) NUnit
General
1 109 (43.60%) Finance
2 78 (31.20%) Banking
3 51 (20.40%) Front Office
4 29 (11.60%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.80%) Back Office
5 7 (2.80%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (2.40%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.40%) Retail
7 5 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.20%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.20%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.20%) Turkish Language
9 2 (0.80%) Marketing
9 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Law
10 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 136 (54.40%) Developer
2 91 (36.40%) Analyst
3 45 (18.00%) VBA Developer
4 29 (11.60%) Excel Developer
5 23 (9.20%) Data Analyst
6 18 (7.20%) Senior Developer
7 17 (6.80%) Business Analyst
7 17 (6.80%) Excel VBA Developer
8 16 (6.40%) SQL Developer
9 15 (6.00%) RAD Developer
10 13 (5.20%) C# Developer
10 13 (5.20%) Information Analyst
11 12 (4.80%) Support Analyst
12 11 (4.40%) .NET Developer
12 11 (4.40%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (4.00%) NHS Information Analyst
13 10 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
13 10 (4.00%) Senior VBA Developer
13 10 (4.00%) Applications Support
14 9 (3.60%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (22.80%) .NET
2 15 (6.00%) XML
3 11 (4.40%) ASP.NET
3 11 (4.40%) WPF
4 10 (4.00%) HTML
5 9 (3.60%) CSS
6 7 (2.80%) WCF
7 5 (2.00%) XSLT
7 5 (2.00%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (1.60%) RESTful
8 4 (1.60%) jQuery
8 4 (1.60%) WinForms
9 3 (1.20%) XSL
9 3 (1.20%) JSP
9 3 (1.20%) Servlets
9 3 (1.20%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.20%) Ajax
9 3 (1.20%) JSTL
9 3 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.80%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (12.40%) Derivative
2 24 (9.60%) Fixed Income
3 22 (8.80%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (8.80%) Equity Derivative
4 21 (8.40%) Equities
5 16 (6.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (6.40%) NHS
6 13 (5.20%) Mathematics
7 12 (4.80%) Market Risk
7 12 (4.80%) Data Extraction
8 9 (3.60%) Statistics
9 8 (3.20%) Credit Risk
10 7 (2.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 6 (2.40%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.60%) Swaptions
13 3 (1.20%) Management Information System
13 3 (1.20%) Blackberry
13 3 (1.20%) Economics
13 3 (1.20%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.60%) Windows
2 10 (4.00%) UNIX
3 5 (2.00%) Linux
4 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.20%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.40%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (14.00%) RAD
2 31 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (11.20%) ETL
4 24 (9.60%) Data Analysis
5 21 (8.40%) Risk Management
5 21 (8.40%) Analytics
6 20 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (6.40%) TDD
8 15 (6.00%) Data Modelling
8 15 (6.00%) Migration
8 15 (6.00%) Data Management
9 12 (4.80%) Business Analysis
9 12 (4.80%) Project Management
10 10 (4.00%) OO
11 9 (3.60%) DRM
11 9 (3.60%) Scrum
11 9 (3.60%) Data Migration
12 8 (3.20%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (2.80%) Time Management
13 7 (2.80%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (66.00%) SQL
2 57 (22.80%) C#
3 30 (12.00%) T-SQL
4 22 (8.80%) Python
5 21 (8.40%) Java
6 13 (5.20%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.40%) JavaScript
8 10 (4.00%) VB
9 7 (2.80%) VBScript
9 7 (2.80%) C++
10 5 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.00%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.60%) PHP
12 3 (1.20%) Perl
12 3 (1.20%) C
12 3 (1.20%) Scala
12 3 (1.20%) R
13 2 (0.80%) Go
13 2 (0.80%) Cython
13 2 (0.80%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (10.80%) Degree
2 5 (2.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.20%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.00%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) Solvency II
2 3 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.80%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.80%) SLA
4 1 (0.40%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Control-M
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 51 (20.40%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.80%) Oracle
3 23 (9.20%) Tableau
4 10 (4.00%) Hyperion
5 9 (3.60%) Cognos
6 8 (3.20%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.00%) IBM
8 4 (1.60%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.60%) CODA
8 4 (1.60%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.60%) SAP
9 3 (1.20%) Remedy
9 3 (1.20%) BMC
9 3 (1.20%) Apple
9 3 (1.20%) Sun
9 3 (1.20%) Teradata
9 3 (1.20%) Syncfusion
9 3 (1.20%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.80%) WorldPay
10 2 (0.80%) Google
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