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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 114 126 105
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing VBA 16 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.60% 0.73% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.93% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £236 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £22.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.18% -6.38%
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
932 1193 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.01% 37.77% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 653 492
Average daily rate £360 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 78 74
Average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £26.80 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +8 6 £425 -
Cambridgeshire +4 3 £325 +3.17% 2
Suffolk +5 2 £400 - 1
Hertfordshire +1 1 £176 -35.00% 3
Bedfordshire - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (41.18%) Finance
3 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
4 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (14.71%) C#
6 5 (14.71%) MS Office
6 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (11.76%) VB
7 4 (11.76%) Java
7 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
7 4 (11.76%) MS Access
7 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.76%) PowerBuilder
8 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
8 3 (8.82%) ISEB
8 3 (8.82%) Migration
8 3 (8.82%) Information Security
8 3 (8.82%) Teradata
8 3 (8.82%) Windows
8 3 (8.82%) Solaris
8 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
8 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (8.82%) VBScript
8 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 3 (8.82%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.94%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) MS Access
4 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Power View
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.94%) Selenium
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Developer
3 4 (11.76%) PowerBuilder Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (8.82%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Database Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) DBA
5 2 (5.88%) MI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Information Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Excel Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) XML
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.94%) MDX
2 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Economics
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Solaris
2 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.82%) Migration
2 3 (8.82%) Information Security
2 3 (8.82%) Capacity Management
2 3 (8.82%) Release Management
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Testing
3 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Analytics
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
3 2 (5.88%) Performance Management
3 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
3 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL
4 1 (2.94%) CRM
4 1 (2.94%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) SQL
2 5 (14.71%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) Java
3 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
4 3 (8.82%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB6
6 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCP
2 1 (2.94%) OCP
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Teradata
4 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 2 (5.88%) Cognos
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.94%) HP
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