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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 117 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 16 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.76% 3.02% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 13
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £29.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -35.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
911 1059 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 35.88% 35.43% 38.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 648 654
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 68
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.94 £26.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -4 9 £300 -14.28% 2
Hertfordshire +15 3 £290 +13.17% 5
Cambridgeshire +16 2 £325 -7.14% 4
Bedfordshire +6 1 £350 - 1
Suffolk -11 1 £250 -23.07%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 14 (63.64%) SQL
1 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 7 (31.82%) Oracle
6 6 (27.27%) PowerPivot
7 5 (22.73%) MS Office
8 4 (18.18%) Solaris
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
8 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
8 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (13.64%) MOS
9 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (9.09%) Citrix
10 2 (9.09%) NHS
10 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (9.09%) SAP
10 2 (9.09%) COM
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (9.09%) Retail
10 2 (9.09%) SCCM
10 2 (9.09%) Infor
10 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V

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 14 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) PowerPivot
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.09%) QlikView
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (4.55%) ProC
1 1 (4.55%) Toad
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris Specialist
2 2 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) VBA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) COM
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) OLE
2 1 (4.55%) OLE DB
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Solaris
2 1 (4.55%) AIX
2 1 (4.55%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Capacity Management
1 4 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
1 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Data Management
3 1 (4.55%) Supply Chain Transformation
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) AWK
3 1 (4.55%) C
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) COBOL
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
3 1 (4.55%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) sed
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MOS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Cygwin
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) Infor
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Teradata
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
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