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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 121 84 103
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +19
Contract jobs citing VBA 44 132 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.30% 2.27% 1.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.68% 5.30% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 112 77
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £15.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
1643 2490 2528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.58% 42.78% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1406 2053 1987
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 10
Median hourly rate £53.00 £24.23 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.73% -11.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.72 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £54.00 £31.99
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 53 (54.64%) Finance
1 53 (54.64%) SQL
2 39 (40.21%) Banking
3 34 (35.05%) MS Excel
4 33 (34.02%) C#
5 32 (32.99%) .NET
6 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
7 24 (24.74%) Front Office
8 23 (23.71%) Oracle
9 19 (19.59%) .NET Framework
10 18 (18.56%) VB
11 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
12 15 (15.46%) MS Access
12 15 (15.46%) Fixed Income
12 15 (15.46%) Investment Banking
13 14 (14.43%) MS Office
14 13 (13.40%) C++
14 13 (13.40%) WinForms
15 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (12.37%) Windows
15 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (11.34%) Java
16 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
17 10 (10.31%) VB.NET
17 10 (10.31%) Derivative
17 10 (10.31%) Mathematics
17 10 (10.31%) Portfolio Management
17 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database
17 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
18 9 (9.28%) JIRA

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 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) Confluence
2 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 34 (35.05%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.43%) MS Office
3 6 (6.19%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Misys Opics
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) Internet
2 1 (1.03%) LAN
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (27.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) MS Access
3 12 (12.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.31%) Oracle Database
4 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (5.15%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (4.12%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (4.12%) QlikView
9 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) JIRA
2 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 4 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (4.12%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.03%) Subversion
General
1 53 (54.64%) Finance
2 39 (40.21%) Banking
3 24 (24.74%) Front Office
4 15 (15.46%) Investment Banking
5 5 (5.15%) Legal
6 3 (3.09%) Back Office
6 3 (3.09%) Billing
6 3 (3.09%) Marketing
7 2 (2.06%) Retail
8 1 (1.03%) Law
8 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (57.73%) Developer
2 32 (32.99%) Analyst
3 25 (25.77%) C# Developer
4 19 (19.59%) VBA Developer
5 17 (17.53%) .NET Developer
6 16 (16.49%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (13.40%) Senior Developer
8 11 (11.34%) Excel Developer
8 11 (11.34%) Excel VBA Developer
9 10 (10.31%) Applications Support
9 10 (10.31%) Excel Analyst
10 8 (8.25%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (7.22%) Data Analyst
11 7 (7.22%) Front Office Developer
11 7 (7.22%) Senior VBA Developer
12 6 (6.19%) Banking Analyst
12 6 (6.19%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (6.19%) Quantitative Developer
12 6 (6.19%) SQL Developer
12 6 (6.19%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) .NET
2 19 (19.59%) .NET Framework
3 13 (13.40%) WinForms
4 8 (8.25%) ASP.NET
4 8 (8.25%) WPF
5 6 (6.19%) XML
6 4 (4.12%) AngularJS
6 4 (4.12%) Django
6 4 (4.12%) HTML
6 4 (4.12%) Spring
6 4 (4.12%) Velocity
7 3 (3.09%) jQuery
7 3 (3.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.06%) OOXML
8 2 (2.06%) Web Services
9 1 (1.03%) ActiveX
9 1 (1.03%) CSS
9 1 (1.03%) MDX
9 1 (1.03%) Murex Flex
9 1 (1.03%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.46%) Fixed Income
2 10 (10.31%) Derivative
2 10 (10.31%) Mathematics
3 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Visualisation
4 5 (5.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.03%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
5 1 (1.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.37%) Windows
2 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.15%) Unix
4 4 (4.12%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (10.31%) Portfolio Management
3 9 (9.28%) RAD
4 8 (8.25%) OO
4 8 (8.25%) Risk Management
5 7 (7.22%) Asset Management
5 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.19%) Functional Testing
6 6 (6.19%) MVVM
7 5 (5.15%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.15%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (5.15%) Integration Testing
7 5 (5.15%) Test Automation
7 5 (5.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.12%) Analytics
8 4 (4.12%) Data Management
8 4 (4.12%) Database Tuning
8 4 (4.12%) OOP
8 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) C#
3 18 (18.56%) VB
4 13 (13.40%) C++
5 11 (11.34%) Java
5 11 (11.34%) T-SQL
6 10 (10.31%) VB.NET
7 8 (8.25%) VBScript
8 7 (7.22%) Python
9 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
9 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
10 4 (4.12%) C
10 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.09%) JavaScript
12 2 (2.06%) VB6
13 1 (1.03%) IronPython
13 1 (1.03%) Perl
13 1 (1.03%) R
13 1 (1.03%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) PhD
3 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.03%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) MiFID
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Control-M
2 4 (4.12%) BladeLogic
3 2 (2.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (23.71%) Oracle
2 16 (16.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.22%) Atlassian
3 7 (7.22%) Sybase
4 4 (4.12%) Bloomberg
4 4 (4.12%) Remedy
4 4 (4.12%) Tableau
5 3 (3.09%) Charles River
5 3 (3.09%) FactSet
5 3 (3.09%) Reuters
6 2 (2.06%) Google
6 2 (2.06%) iManage
6 2 (2.06%) Infor
6 2 (2.06%) Misys
6 2 (2.06%) OpenLink
6 2 (2.06%) Sun
6 2 (2.06%) Trayport
7 1 (1.03%) BMC
7 1 (1.03%) Informatica
7 1 (1.03%) Murex
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