The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 106 123 127
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 24 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.42% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.54% 1.10% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 11
Median daily rate £300 £269 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% +19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
946 1095 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.44% 38.69% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 530 601 814
Median daily rate £375 £360 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £462
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £26.50 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the East of England region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the East of England region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Essex +8 10 £300 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire +12 8 £188 -16.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +22 4 £325 - 3
Suffolk +4 2 £300 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
3 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 12 (30.77%) MS Office
6 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.95%) Finance
8 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (15.38%) Teradata
8 6 (15.38%) Retail
8 6 (15.38%) MOS
8 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (12.82%) Analytics
9 5 (12.82%) PowerPivot
10 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (10.26%) Windows
10 4 (10.26%) Oracle
10 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
10 4 (10.26%) Business Analytics
10 4 (10.26%) QlikView
10 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (7.69%) Data Management
11 3 (7.69%) SCCM
11 3 (7.69%) Citrix
11 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
12 2 (5.13%) Advertising
12 2 (5.13%) Migration
12 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
12 2 (5.13%) Java

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (2.56%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (12.82%) PowerPivot
4 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (10.26%) QlikView
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.56%) Essbase
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.56%) Power BI
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Data Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 5 (12.82%) Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.69%) DBA
6 3 (7.69%) IT Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) COM
2 1 (2.56%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.56%) OLE
2 1 (2.56%) OLE DB
2 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (12.82%) Analytics
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analytics
3 4 (10.26%) Data Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Data Management
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.13%) ETL
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Supply Chain Transformation
6 1 (2.56%) DRM
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Analysis
6 1 (2.56%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (2.56%) Information Governance
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
6 1 (2.56%) OO
6 1 (2.56%) OOP
6 1 (2.56%) Service Management
6 1 (2.56%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) MATLAB
3 1 (2.56%) Perl
3 1 (2.56%) Python
3 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) MOS
2 1 (2.56%) AAT
2 1 (2.56%) ACCA
2 1 (2.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCSA
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (5.13%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (5.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Teradata
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Citrix
5 2 (5.13%) Cognos
5 2 (5.13%) Infor
5 2 (5.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.13%) SAP
6 1 (2.56%) CODA
6 1 (2.56%) Hyperion
6 1 (2.56%) IBM
6 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.56%) Tableau
6 1 (2.56%) VMware