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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 125 94 122
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +28
Contract jobs citing VBA 21 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 1.13% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 2.94% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 8
Average daily rate
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£238 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £400 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £327 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.92% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £23.48
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -25.46%
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
1293 918 1262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 38.56% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 808 476 669
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 69 127
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £9.23 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 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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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 -2 11 £238 -12.03%
Norfolk - 4 £225 -
Bedfordshire -20 3 £283 -
Cambridgeshire -7 2 £190 -41.53% 3
Hertfordshire -26 1 - - 4
Suffolk - - - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 16 (40.00%) SQL
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (27.50%) VB
6 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (22.50%) .NET
7 9 (22.50%) Java
7 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
8 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
9 7 (17.50%) J2EE
9 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
9 7 (17.50%) MS Office
9 7 (17.50%) DB2
9 7 (17.50%) Linux
9 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
9 7 (17.50%) MQSeries
9 7 (17.50%) Banking
9 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
9 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
10 6 (15.00%) Release Management
10 6 (15.00%) VB6
10 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
10 6 (15.00%) Finance
10 6 (15.00%) Windows XP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (17.50%) WebLogic
1 7 (17.50%) MQSeries
1 7 (17.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.00%) Documentum
3 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.50%) MS Office
3 4 (10.00%) PowerPivot
4 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) assyst
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.50%) DB2
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (15.00%) Ingres
4 5 (12.50%) MS Access
4 5 (12.50%) DTS
5 1 (2.50%) Hyperion Smart View
5 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Lombardi
General
1 7 (17.50%) Banking
2 6 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (47.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) VBA Developer
4 5 (12.50%) VB Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Excel Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Junior
6 3 (7.50%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Release Manager
7 2 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) J2EE
2 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
3 6 (15.00%) HTML
3 6 (15.00%) CSS
3 6 (15.00%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.50%) XHTML
6 1 (2.50%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.50%) NHS
1 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (17.50%) Linux
4 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (15.00%) Release Management
2 6 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
2 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
2 6 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Scrum
4 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 2 (5.00%) ITSM
5 2 (5.00%) MVC
5 2 (5.00%) Service Management
5 2 (5.00%) Process Management
5 2 (5.00%) Data Management
5 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.00%) ERP
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (40.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) VB
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (15.00%) VB6
6 5 (12.50%) C#
7 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.50%) ABAP
8 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.50%) COBOL
8 1 (2.50%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.50%) RACF
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) SAP
4 3 (7.50%) EMC
5 2 (5.00%) Cadence
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) IBM
6 1 (2.50%) Avaya
6 1 (2.50%) Hyperion
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