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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 84 79 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 17 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.09% 1.43% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.04% 4.04% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 10
Median daily rate £425 £325 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £135 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
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
559 569 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 35.72% 35.28% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 350 257
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 28
Median hourly rate £41.50 £8.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+418.75% -78.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Northamptonshire +9 11 £425 -
Derbyshire +4 4 £475 -
Leicestershire +5 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 17 (77.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 16 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
4 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (63.64%) VB6
5 14 (63.64%) VB
5 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
5 14 (63.64%) .NET
5 14 (63.64%) C#
5 14 (63.64%) Classic ASP
5 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
6 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
7 8 (36.36%) SAP
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
8 7 (31.82%) HND
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 4 (18.18%) Migration
9 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
9 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Content Analysis
10 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
10 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
11 1 (4.55%) Sybase
11 1 (4.55%) MS Office
11 1 (4.55%) T-SQL

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 18 (81.82%) SharePoint
2 17 (77.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (72.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) MS Access
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Forecast Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Planning Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) VBA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
1 14 (63.64%) Classic ASP
2 12 (54.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Content Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.55%) Customer Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.55%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) SQL
2 14 (63.64%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 14 (63.64%) VB
2 14 (63.64%) VB.NET
2 14 (63.64%) VB6
3 1 (4.55%) R
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) HND
1 7 (31.82%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Remedy
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase