The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Dorset region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 19 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.52% 0.83% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.52% 2.38% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £165
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -10.00%
Programming Languages Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
84 84 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 37.00% 34.85% 28.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 51 43
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.71 £16.11 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.10% -41.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £15.62 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.65 £16.60 £45.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
South West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £483 - 2
VBA
South West

VBA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Essbase
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Financials
4 3 (37.50%) Cognos
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Hyperion
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (37.50%) Solvency II
4 3 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
5 2 (25.00%) OLAP
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) SQL Server

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (37.50%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Essbase
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (25.00%) OLAP
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Excel Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Essbase Developer
3 2 (25.00%) VBA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (12.50%) OBIEE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
1 3 (37.50%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Cognos
1 3 (37.50%) Hyperion