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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 31 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.69% 0.34% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.21% 0.95% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£263 £225 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
VBA
West Midlands

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
96 105 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 32.54% 35.23% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 69 22
Average daily rate £325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
4 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (25.00%) Statistics
5 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Hive
5 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
5 4 (25.00%) Tableau
5 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) Big Data
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (31.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 4 (25.00%) Hadoop
1 4 (25.00%) Apache Hive
1 4 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mart
General
1 6 (37.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Data Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics Manager
4 2 (12.50%) VBA Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Access Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Excel Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Project Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 3 (18.75%) HTML5
2 3 (18.75%) HTML
3 2 (12.50%) Flash
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Statistics
2 3 (18.75%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (25.00%) ETL
4 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 4 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Data Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Predictive Analytics
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
6 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) ITSM
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
6 2 (12.50%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VBScript
2 3 (18.75%) VB
2 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) PHP5
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Tableau
3 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) Cognos