The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Coventry region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 36 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +14
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.37% 2.41% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.89% 9.23% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £135 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.40 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.11% -15.00%
Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
114 65 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 30.08% 26.10% 30.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 61
Average daily rate £325 £275 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -29.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
West Midlands

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Coventry region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Coventry region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

VBA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 3 (30.00%) OO
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (10.00%) SLA
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) Visualisation

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) VBA Developer
3 3 (30.00%) MI Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (30.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (30.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft