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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 40 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.09% 1.83% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 6.19% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate £210 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.25% +37.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +14.18%
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
136 97 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 35.60% 29.66% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 65 74
Average daily rate £388 £320 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -26.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 30 April 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Logistics
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
3 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (36.36%) BT
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 4 (36.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
4 4 (36.36%) Nokia
4 4 (36.36%) Siemens
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) 3G
4 4 (36.36%) ZTE
4 4 (36.36%) Nokia Networks
4 4 (36.36%) NetCracker
4 4 (36.36%) Huawei
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (36.36%) Virgin Media
4 4 (36.36%) Arqiva
4 4 (36.36%) Telindus
5 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (27.27%) ETL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Wireless
2 4 (36.36%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (18.18%) DataStage
2 2 (18.18%) QlikView
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (9.09%) Xcelsius
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Manager
1 6 (54.55%) Quality Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Report Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Service Delivery
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity
3 5 (45.45%) Logistics
3 5 (45.45%) Performance Management
4 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (27.27%) ETL
6 2 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Security Operations
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
7 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 4 (36.36%) Arqiva
1 4 (36.36%) BT
1 4 (36.36%) Ericsson
1 4 (36.36%) Huawei
1 4 (36.36%) NetCracker
1 4 (36.36%) Nokia
1 4 (36.36%) Nokia Networks
1 4 (36.36%) Siemens
1 4 (36.36%) Telindus
1 4 (36.36%) Virgin Media
1 4 (36.36%) ZTE
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Tableau
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft