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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 75 78 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.23% 1.07% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.08% 3.11% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Median daily rate £419 £300 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.68% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £204 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £428 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.63 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -12.34%

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
585 547 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.04% 34.29% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 332 281
Median daily rate £350 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 15
Median hourly rate £21.50 £22.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £14.00 £16.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.35 £39.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 23 February 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 23 February 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
Derbyshire - 8 £438 -
Northamptonshire -12 5 £200 -45.76% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 3 £176 -23.36%
Leicestershire +6 1 £350 +133.33%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (21.43%) VB
5 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 5 (17.86%) MS Access
6 5 (17.86%) Unix
7 4 (14.29%) .NET
7 4 (14.29%) C#
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (14.29%) Banking
7 4 (14.29%) VB6
7 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (10.71%) Base SAS
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
8 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (10.71%) Data Management
8 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
8 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.71%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.71%) SAS
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (7.14%) Informix
9 2 (7.14%) SAP

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 3 (10.71%) SAS
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (3.57%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.86%) MS Access
5 3 (10.71%) Base SAS
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.14%) Informix
6 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (3.57%) DB2
7 1 (3.57%) OLAP
7 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.57%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.57%) Power BI
7 1 (3.57%) PowerPivot
7 1 (3.57%) QlikView
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 4 (14.29%) VBA Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SAS Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Access Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Excel Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) MDX
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.71%) Data Management
3 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Data Security
4 1 (3.57%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.57%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.57%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) VB
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) VB6
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.57%) Python
6 1 (3.57%) R
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Minitab
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow