The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 70 84 80
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing VBA 22 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 1.54% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £243 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.32% -25.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £169 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £271 £363
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%
VBA
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
528 454 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.26% 32.06% 36.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 257 207
Average daily rate £330 £303 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 56
Average hourly rate £25.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.19 £15.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £37.50 £40.00
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 the East Midlands

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Derbyshire - 12 £350 -
Leicestershire +9 3 £300 +33.33% 2
Nottinghamshire - - - - 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 36 (90.00%) SQL
2 23 (57.50%) MS Access
3 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
4 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
9 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
12 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (10.00%) MS Office
12 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
12 4 (10.00%) SLA
12 4 (10.00%) Service Management
13 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
13 3 (7.50%) VB
13 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
13 3 (7.50%) Data Entry
14 2 (5.00%) VCP4
14 2 (5.00%) QlikView
14 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
14 2 (5.00%) Marketing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 8 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.50%) CATIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) MS Access
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
7 2 (5.00%) MySQL
7 2 (5.00%) QlikView
8 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Analyst
2 20 (50.00%) Report Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) MI Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Excel Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Excel VBA Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Service Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Access Developer
8 1 (2.50%) VBA Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Information Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Applications Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.00%) Service Management
2 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (7.50%) Data Entry
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) UML
5 1 (2.50%) OO
5 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.50%) VB
4 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 20 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) VCP4
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Basel II
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
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