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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 109 106 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 19 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.74% 0.96% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 2.40% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 8
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£388 £344 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
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
904 916 967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.34% 40.16% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 499 529
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 88 67
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.80 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Hertfordshire +2 7 £388 -3.12% 1
Essex +6 4 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 3 £250 - 3
Norfolk +2 2 - -
Bedfordshire -10 2 £265 -29.33%
East Anglia -2 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
3 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (22.22%) Finance
4 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 7 (15.56%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 6 (13.33%) .NET
6 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
6 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
6 6 (13.33%) Tableau
7 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) Teradata
7 5 (11.11%) Scrum
7 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.11%) Oracle
7 5 (11.11%) MS Access
7 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
8 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
8 4 (8.89%) Migration
8 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Summit
1 1 (2.22%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) WAN
1 1 (2.22%) Intranet
1 1 (2.22%) MPLS
1 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.56%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) MS Access
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) OLAP
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) QlikView
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (4.44%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Automotive
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Analyst
2 20 (44.44%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Developer Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Commercial Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Capacity Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Database Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) DBA
7 2 (4.44%) Excel Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET
2 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (6.67%) Web Services
4 2 (4.44%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) MDX
5 1 (2.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
5 1 (2.22%) jQuery
5 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Economics
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Statistics
5 1 (2.22%) Handset
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
1 3 (6.67%) Solaris
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 6 (13.33%) Performance Management
3 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 5 (11.11%) TDD
3 5 (11.11%) Scrum
3 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 3 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.67%) Release Management
5 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (6.67%) MVC
6 2 (4.44%) ETL
6 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) SQL
2 7 (15.56%) C#
3 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.67%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) MCP
2 1 (2.22%) OCP
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Tableau
3 5 (11.11%) Teradata
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Spiceworks
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.22%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.22%) Symantec
4 1 (2.22%) Sophos
4 1 (2.22%) BT
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