The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London 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 19 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.77% 3.17% 5.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.77% 7.89% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Average daily rate
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£425 £464 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.30% +3.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
47 76 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 45.19% 40.21% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 57 31
Average daily rate £383 £525 £515
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +1.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £410 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £629 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Docklands, London

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) MVVM
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Tableau
3 4 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) Statistics
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) MS Access
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) WCF
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) MS Access
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) UI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior UI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) UI Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) RAD Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) WPF
2 4 (50.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Statistics
1 4 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (50.00%) MVVM
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) RAD
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Tableau
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle