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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 85 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 12 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.73% 0.78% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.29% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 9
Median daily rate £269 £244 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% +47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £197 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £463 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
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
601 525 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 36.80% 34.02% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 327 293
Median daily rate £363 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £252 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.25 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.80% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.13 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £113 -55.00%
Northamptonshire -14 4 £339 -17.87% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £200 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) SharePoint
2 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 11 (40.74%) VB
5 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (33.33%) VB6
6 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 9 (33.33%) .NET
6 9 (33.33%) Classic ASP
6 9 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (18.52%) Finance
7 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 5 (18.52%) HND
8 4 (14.81%) MS Access
8 4 (14.81%) SAP
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
8 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (14.81%) Content Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) MS Office
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle
10 2 (7.41%) SQL Server

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 13 (48.15%) SharePoint
2 12 (44.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (14.81%) MS Access
4 2 (7.41%) Informix
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) VBA Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Excel Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Access VBA Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Informix 4GL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Informix Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Metrics Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Unix Developer
6 1 (3.70%) VBA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) .NET
1 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 9 (33.33%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.81%) Content Analysis
2 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.41%) Data Management
4 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (3.70%) Data Security
4 1 (3.70%) ERP
4 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) SQL
2 11 (40.74%) VB
3 9 (33.33%) C#
3 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 9 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) HND
1 5 (18.52%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) Sybase