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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 82 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 0.92% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 2.51% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Median daily rate £331 £225 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.22% -34.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £191 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £320 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -23.52%

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
548 557 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.46% 36.62% 33.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 334 263
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 20 14
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% +34.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £40.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -13 6 £339 - 4
Nottinghamshire +9 3 £113 -51.87% 1
Leicestershire +6 1 £350 +133.33%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
3 6 (31.58%) VB
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) VB6
5 4 (21.05%) C#
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) MS Access
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
5 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
6 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.79%) MS Office
6 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
7 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (10.53%) Data Management
7 2 (10.53%) Unix
7 2 (10.53%) Informix
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) SAP
7 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (5.26%) ANOVA

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.26%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 1 (5.26%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) MS Access
4 2 (10.53%) Informix
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (15.79%) VBA Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Database Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Excel Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Access Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Access VBA Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Informix 4GL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Informix Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Management Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Metrics Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
2 3 (15.79%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.53%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) ANOVA
3 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (5.26%) Cluster Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Logistic Regression
3 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) SQL
2 6 (31.58%) VB
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) VB6
4 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.26%) C++
6 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.26%) Python
6 1 (5.26%) R
6 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) HND
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Minitab
3 1 (5.26%) Remedy
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
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