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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 32 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.33% 2.45% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.34% 8.11% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 2
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +121.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £136
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £26.40
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 - £17.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.81 - £35.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.85%
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
109 111 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 31.69% 30.16% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 81 28
Average daily rate £300 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Average hourly rate £19.82 - £28.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 - £30.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 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 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) MS Access
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 3 (21.43%) HOOD
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) Tableau
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) SAS
4 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) iPad
5 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) SAP
5 2 (14.29%) Flash
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (21.43%) SAS
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MS Access
2 4 (28.57%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (14.29%) Hadoop
4 2 (14.29%) Apache Hive
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (7.14%) Data Mart
General
1 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) VBA Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Excel Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Excel VBA Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Analyst
5 3 (21.43%) Access Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (14.29%) MI Analyst
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
7 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
7 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse Consultant
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Flash
1 2 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (21.43%) HOOD
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
4 1 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Tableau
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos