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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 117 120 95
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing VBA 30 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.96% 0.83% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 2.14% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -22.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +10.67%
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
1159 1169 916
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 37.08% 38.63% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 731 706 467
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £233 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 56 87
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 July 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 July 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 -12 19 £325 +8.33% 4
Suffolk - 6 £250 - 2
Bedfordshire +4 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £256 - 5
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - - 3
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (70.45%) SQL
1 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
3 18 (40.91%) Cognos
4 14 (31.82%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
5 13 (29.55%) CODA
6 12 (27.27%) MS Office
7 10 (22.73%) SunGard
7 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
8 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (18.18%) MS Access
10 6 (13.64%) SunGard AvantGard
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (13.64%) Information Security
10 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
10 6 (13.64%) Java
11 5 (11.36%) CODA-Financials
11 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
12 4 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
12 4 (9.09%) Service Management
12 4 (9.09%) ITSM
12 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (9.09%) C#
12 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
12 4 (9.09%) ITIL
13 3 (6.82%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (13.64%) SunGard AvantGard
2 5 (11.36%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (4.55%) Movex
3 2 (4.55%) Infor M3
3 2 (4.55%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (61.36%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.82%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (22.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (18.18%) MS Access
5 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.55%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (4.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.27%) Selenium
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (70.45%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Support Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Systems Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) Financial Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Systems Support Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Systems Support
6 6 (13.64%) MI Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
8 4 (9.09%) Report Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) PowerBuilder Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Data Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 2 (4.55%) SQL Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Services Delivery Analyst
11 1 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Implementation Engineer
11 1 (2.27%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) XML
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.27%) MDX
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) iSeries
2 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (2.27%) Statistics
2 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (13.64%) Information Security
3 4 (9.09%) ITSM
3 4 (9.09%) Service Management
3 4 (9.09%) ITIL
4 3 (6.82%) ETL
5 2 (4.55%) Analytics
5 2 (4.55%) ERP
5 2 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.27%) Release Management
6 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Data Mapping
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.27%) Data Governance
6 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) SQL
2 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
2 6 (13.64%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) VBScript
4 3 (6.82%) VB
5 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
1 1 (2.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Cognos
2 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (29.55%) CODA
3 10 (22.73%) SunGard
4 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Tableau
6 1 (2.27%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) IBM