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 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 107 115 125
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Contract jobs citing VBA 22 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.98% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 2.60% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 11
Median daily rate £313 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £246 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £415 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
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
975 1155 1168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 38.22% 37.56% 38.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 730 715
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 55 55
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.61 £20.94 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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
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 31 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Essex -7 10 £350 +7.69% 1
Hertfordshire +13 7 £283 +10.24% 3
Cambridgeshire +22 4 £325 - 2
Suffolk -5 1 £300 +20.00%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, 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 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
3 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
4 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
7 6 (19.35%) MS Office
7 6 (19.35%) PowerPivot
8 5 (16.13%) Teradata
8 5 (16.13%) Retail
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (16.13%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.90%) Solaris
9 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
9 4 (12.90%) QlikView
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
9 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
9 4 (12.90%) Business Analytics
9 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
9 4 (12.90%) Analytics
10 3 (9.68%) SCCM
10 3 (9.68%) Data Management
10 3 (9.68%) MOS
10 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
10 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports

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:

Applications
1 15 (48.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (19.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (3.23%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (19.35%) PowerPivot
3 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (12.90%) Oracle Database
4 4 (12.90%) QlikView
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.23%) MS Access
7 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.23%) ProC
1 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.68%) DBA
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) SQL Data Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Solaris Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (3.23%) OLE
2 1 (3.23%) OLE DB
2 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (6.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.23%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Solaris
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) AIX
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.90%) Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) Business Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) Capacity Management
2 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Testing
2 4 (12.90%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.45%) Line Management
4 2 (6.45%) Supply Chain Transformation
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) ETL
5 1 (3.23%) ETL Development
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.23%) AWK
3 1 (3.23%) C
3 1 (3.23%) C#
3 1 (3.23%) C++
3 1 (3.23%) COBOL
3 1 (3.23%) Korn
3 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) sed
3 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) MOS
2 1 (3.23%) AAT
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Cygwin
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle
3 5 (16.13%) Teradata
4 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 2 (6.45%) Cognos
4 2 (6.45%) Infor
4 2 (6.45%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.45%) SAP
5 1 (3.23%) CODA
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) Remedy
5 1 (3.23%) Tableau
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
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