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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 123 127 96
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -31
Contract jobs citing VBA 22 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.67% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 1.65% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £238 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £28.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.85%
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
1196 1276 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.35% 40.68% 38.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 794 473
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £234 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 51 69
Average hourly rate £39.00 £34.75 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.23% +0.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £20.00 £9.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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
Essex -1 13 £325 +36.84% 2
Bedfordshire +14 3 £225 -20.35%
Cambridgeshire -5 3 - -
Suffolk - 2 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire +2 1 £300 - 3
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (72.34%) SQL
1 34 (72.34%) Finance
2 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
3 19 (40.43%) Cognos
4 15 (31.91%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (29.79%) CODA
6 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.53%) MS Office
6 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (23.40%) SunGard
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (14.89%) MS Access
9 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
9 6 (12.77%) Information Security
9 6 (12.77%) SunGard AvantGard
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (10.64%) CODA-Financials
10 5 (10.64%) Java
11 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
11 4 (8.51%) ITIL
11 4 (8.51%) PowerBuilder
11 4 (8.51%) Service Management
11 4 (8.51%) ITSM
11 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
11 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
12 3 (6.38%) Data Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (6.38%) Moodle
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.77%) SunGard AvantGard
2 5 (10.64%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (4.26%) Movex
3 2 (4.26%) Infor M3
3 2 (4.26%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (59.57%) SQL Server
2 15 (31.91%) Crystal Reports
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (14.89%) MS Access
5 6 (12.77%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (6.38%) QlikView
9 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
9 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (4.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (72.34%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Legal
2 1 (2.13%) Banking
2 1 (2.13%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 16 (34.04%) Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Support Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Systems Support
5 8 (17.02%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Support Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) MI Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Applications Support
8 4 (8.51%) Report Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) PowerBuilder Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Data Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Administrator
9 3 (6.38%) DBA
10 2 (4.26%) Services Delivery Analyst
10 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.13%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) XML
2 2 (4.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.13%) MDX
3 1 (2.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.13%) NHS
2 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.13%) Statistics
2 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) iSeries
2 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (12.77%) Information Security
3 4 (8.51%) Service Management
3 4 (8.51%) ITSM
3 4 (8.51%) ITIL
4 3 (6.38%) CRM
4 3 (6.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.38%) Data Management
4 3 (6.38%) ETL
5 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.26%) ERP
6 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.13%) Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.13%) Release Management
6 1 (2.13%) Performance Management
6 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) T-SQL
3 5 (10.64%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) C#
5 2 (4.26%) VBScript
5 2 (4.26%) VB
5 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Cognos
2 14 (29.79%) CODA
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 11 (23.40%) SunGard
5 4 (8.51%) ServiceNow
6 3 (6.38%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Tableau
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
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