The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 35 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.16% 0.67% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.50% 2.78% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £140 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
VBA
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
123 72 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.24% 24.16% 34.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 43 69
Average daily rate £320 £275 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Average hourly rate £29.50 £15.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.66% -50.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.00 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.00 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (44.44%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Change Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) SLA
6 1 (11.11%) Visualisation

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) VBA Developer
3 2 (22.22%) MI Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA