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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 82 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs citing VBA 16 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.97% 1.02% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 2.47% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
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£209 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £120 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £285 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
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
529 649 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.02% 41.47% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 342 223
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £388 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 30 54
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% -22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £20.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Derbyshire 0 8 £341 +184.37%
Northamptonshire -10 3 £381 +43.86%
Nottinghamshire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Retail
4 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 6 (22.22%) MS Access
4 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (14.81%) VB
6 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (14.81%) MS Office
6 4 (14.81%) SLA
6 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.81%) Service Management
6 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) ETL
7 3 (11.11%) XML
7 3 (11.11%) VB.NET

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.81%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MS Access
3 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) Essbase
6 1 (3.70%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Report Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) MI Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) MI Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Excel Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.70%) VBA Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) OLE
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
2 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Analytics
3 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) Data Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Data Entry
5 1 (3.70%) Logistics
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.70%) VB6
5 1 (3.70%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 6 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle
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