The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 31 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.48% - 8.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% - 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -13.72%
VBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
66 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.73% 31.48% 49.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 50
Average daily rate £305 £418 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.94% +28.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £344 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £500 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 11
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 - -
VBA
South West

VBA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 8 (88.89%) VB
1 8 (88.89%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Retail
6 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (11.11%) Legal
7 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (11.11%) Office 365

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Excel Developer
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) VBA Developer
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) VB
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA