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 27 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 77 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Contract jobs citing VBA 23 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.45% 0.79% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 2.59% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 8
Average daily rate
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£325 £319 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +34.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £298 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.85%
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
563 464 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.43% 30.59% 34.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 259 272
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 29 32
Average hourly rate £8.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
Leicestershire - 6 £150 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £331 -
Derbyshire -1 3 - -
Northamptonshire -12 2 £425 +21.42% 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 22 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
3 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
4 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 15 (35.71%) MS Office
5 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
6 14 (33.33%) .NET
6 14 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (30.95%) SAS
8 12 (28.57%) Java
8 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (23.81%) Oracle
11 9 (21.43%) C++
11 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (21.43%) Degree
11 9 (21.43%) Analytics
12 8 (19.05%) R
12 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
12 8 (19.05%) SPSS
12 8 (19.05%) MATLAB
13 7 (16.67%) Financial Institution
13 7 (16.67%) Hedge funds
14 6 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
14 6 (14.29%) HTML
14 6 (14.29%) CSS
15 5 (11.90%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (30.95%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 15 (35.71%) MS Office
3 8 (19.05%) SPSS
4 6 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) GPRS
1 1 (2.38%) 3G
1 1 (2.38%) 2G
1 1 (2.38%) HSPA
1 1 (2.38%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (9.52%) MS Access
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.76%) IBM PureData
7 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (2.38%) QlikView
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) MI Analyst
3 12 (28.57%) Developer
4 5 (11.90%) .NET Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) SAS Developer
6 2 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Radio Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) UAT Test Manager
7 1 (2.38%) MI Developer
7 1 (2.38%) UAT Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.38%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (33.33%) .NET
2 6 (14.29%) HTML
2 6 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
4 2 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (2.38%) JSF
5 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.38%) JSP
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.76%) Economics
5 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.76%) Physics
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.76%) Android
2 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (21.43%) Analytics
2 6 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
4 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
4 4 (9.52%) Statistical Modelling
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Scrum
5 3 (7.14%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) Predictive Modelling
6 2 (4.76%) Android Development
6 2 (4.76%) iOS Development
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (2.38%) Risk Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Change Control
7 1 (2.38%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) SQL
2 15 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 12 (28.57%) Java
4 9 (21.43%) C++
5 8 (19.05%) MATLAB
5 8 (19.05%) R
6 5 (11.90%) C#
7 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.52%) VB
8 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.76%) VB6
9 2 (4.76%) SAS Macro
9 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.38%) VBScript
10 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (45.24%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Sybase
3 2 (4.76%) IBM
3 2 (4.76%) Remedy
3 2 (4.76%) Teradata
3 2 (4.76%) Netezza
4 1 (2.38%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.38%) hybris
4 1 (2.38%) Tableau
4 1 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (2.38%) Amdocs
4 1 (2.38%) Ericsson
4 1 (2.38%) Mapinfo
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com