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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
London / City of London
Rank 122 93 73
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 33 57 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.14% 1.85% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 4.19% 6.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 116
Median daily rate £330 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £750 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -23.52%

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
1458 1360 2320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 50.38% 44.26% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1217 1121 1911
Median daily rate £475 £480 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 3
Median hourly rate - £29.64 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 46 (60.53%) SQL
1 46 (60.53%) Finance
2 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
3 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
4 21 (27.63%) Banking
5 18 (23.68%) C#
5 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
6 17 (22.37%) Oracle
6 17 (22.37%) .NET
7 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (19.74%) VB
9 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (17.11%) Front Office
11 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
12 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
12 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
13 10 (13.16%) MS Access
13 10 (13.16%) MS Office
13 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
13 10 (13.16%) Degree
14 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
14 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
14 9 (11.84%) WinForms
14 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
15 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
15 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (10.53%) Analytics
15 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (9.21%) C

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 6 (7.89%) SAS
2 4 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.95%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.63%) IIS
4 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.32%) Apache
5 1 (1.32%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.32%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.16%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
3 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Infor SunSystems
2 2 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.63%) Relativity
2 2 (2.63%) Ringtail
2 2 (2.63%) Veritas eDiscovery
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.32%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
1 1 (1.32%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 10 (13.16%) MS Access
5 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (5.26%) Data Mining
10 3 (3.95%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (3.95%) Power BI
11 2 (2.63%) Big Data
11 2 (2.63%) EDRMS
11 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (2.63%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (1.32%) OLAP
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (1.32%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Build Forge
1 3 (3.95%) CruiseControl
1 3 (3.95%) Hudson
1 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.32%) TestComplete
General
1 46 (60.53%) Finance
2 21 (27.63%) Banking
3 13 (17.11%) Front Office
4 10 (13.16%) Investment Banking
5 4 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 4 (5.26%) Retail
6 2 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (2.63%) Marketing
7 1 (1.32%) Billing
7 1 (1.32%) Games
7 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) Developer
2 22 (28.95%) Analyst
3 20 (26.32%) VBA Developer
4 10 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 10 (13.16%) C# Developer
5 9 (11.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (11.84%) Excel Developer
6 8 (10.53%) WinForms Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Access Developer
7 7 (9.21%) Excel VBA Developer
7 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Access VBA Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.58%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Report Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Business Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) .NET Framework
3 9 (11.84%) WinForms
4 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
4 3 (3.95%) J2EE
4 3 (3.95%) JPA
4 3 (3.95%) JSON
4 3 (3.95%) JSP
4 3 (3.95%) REST
4 3 (3.95%) Spring
4 3 (3.95%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (3.95%) Web Services
4 3 (3.95%) WPF
5 2 (2.63%) Classic ASP
5 2 (2.63%) XML
6 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.95%) Derivative
5 3 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.32%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.32%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.32%) FMCG
7 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.26%) Windows
1 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.63%) Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 2000
2 2 (2.63%) Windows 8
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
2 2 (2.63%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.32%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (11.84%) Data Modelling
3 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.53%) Analytics
4 7 (9.21%) ETL
5 6 (7.89%) Migration
6 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.26%) Data Analytics
8 3 (3.95%) Business Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.95%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.95%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (3.95%) Low Latency
8 3 (3.95%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.95%) MVC
8 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.95%) TDD
9 2 (2.63%) Change Management
9 2 (2.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) SQL
2 18 (23.68%) C#
3 15 (19.74%) VB
4 10 (13.16%) VB.NET
5 8 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 7 (9.21%) C
6 7 (9.21%) Python
7 5 (6.58%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.26%) Java
9 3 (3.95%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.63%) Delphi
10 2 (2.63%) Pascal
10 2 (2.63%) Perl
10 2 (2.63%) R
11 1 (1.32%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 5 (6.58%) ACCA
3 4 (5.26%) AAT
3 4 (5.26%) CIMA
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) Data Quality
1 4 (5.26%) Solvency II
2 2 (2.63%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
2 2 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.63%) QA
3 1 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) EnCase
1 2 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.37%) Oracle
3 3 (3.95%) Infor
3 3 (3.95%) SAP
3 3 (3.95%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.63%) Nuix
4 2 (2.63%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.63%) Sybase
4 2 (2.63%) Symantec
4 2 (2.63%) Workday
5 1 (1.32%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.32%) Lotus
5 1 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.32%) Murex
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.32%) Sun
5 1 (1.32%) Teradata
5 1 (1.32%) Virgin Media
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