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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 21 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.02% 3.35% 4.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 7.61% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£437 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
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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
36 92 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 36.36% 44.02% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 71 30
Average daily rate £400 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £412 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £600 £650
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 £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Access
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) MVVM
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) RAD
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) C#

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) RAD Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) MVVM
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) RAD
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Tableau