The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 East Midlands 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 79 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.76% 0.90% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 2.90% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% +90.00%
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 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.11% -15.00%
Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
437 448 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.20% 30.92% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 215 185
Average daily rate £325 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 26 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.80 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 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
Northamptonshire - 7 £360 - 1
Derbyshire +5 3 £300 -7.69% 3
Leicestershire -3 1 - - 2
Lincolnshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) Retail
5 8 (32.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (24.00%) VB
7 6 (24.00%) ADO
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (16.00%) Sage
10 3 (12.00%) ETL
10 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.00%) XML
10 3 (12.00%) VB6
10 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
10 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
10 3 (12.00%) Analytics
11 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
11 2 (8.00%) MCTS
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
11 2 (8.00%) Banking

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) MS Access
3 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) DTS
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Spanish Language
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Database Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Excel Developer
6 2 (8.00%) MI Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) MI Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) PMO Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Excel Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) ADO
3 3 (12.00%) XML
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (12.00%) ETL
2 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (12.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (12.00%) Analytics
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Logistics
4 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (24.00%) VB
4 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (12.00%) VB6
6 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.00%) MCTS
2 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Sage
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft