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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / East of England
Rank 121 115 109
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.14% 0.26% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.76% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Median daily rate £521 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.73% +22.58%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -12.34%

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
801 794 906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.64% 34.14% 35.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 469 511
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 69
Median hourly rate £42.20 £42.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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
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 20 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire -7 1 - - 4
Norfolk - 1 £563 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £480 - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (7.69%) OAuth
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) XenApp
6 1 (7.69%) nginx
6 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Essbase
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (7.69%) Power BI
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Front Office
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Excel Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) FastCGI
1 1 (7.69%) JSON
1 1 (7.69%) OAuth
1 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
1 1 (7.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
2 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Data Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (7.69%) Data Entry
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
2 1 (7.69%) DRM
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
2 1 (7.69%) Logistics
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) SOA
2 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (7.69%) UML
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (7.69%) Tcl
2 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MOS
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion