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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 109 120 101
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -19
Contract jobs citing VBA 25 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.89% 0.77% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 2.09% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £298 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £443 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -37.16%
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
967 1100 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.35% 36.73% 41.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 632 481
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 81 94
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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 May 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 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 12 £425 - 3
Suffolk - 6 £400 - 2
Cambridgeshire +6 4 £325 +3.17%
Hertfordshire -8 2 £194 -54.35% 1
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (72.22%) SQL
2 21 (58.33%) Finance
3 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
4 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (33.33%) MS Office
6 8 (22.22%) MS Access
7 7 (19.44%) Cognos
7 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
8 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.67%) Java
8 6 (16.67%) Information Security
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (13.89%) C#
9 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 4 (11.11%) Oracle
10 4 (11.11%) VB
10 4 (11.11%) CODA
10 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
10 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
11 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (8.33%) SunGard AvantGard
11 3 (8.33%) Degree
11 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) SunGard AvantGard
2 2 (5.56%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) MS Access
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (13.89%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Power View
5 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (2.78%) Selenium
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Automotive
3 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Developer
3 6 (16.67%) MI Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) DBA
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Database Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) jQuery
2 1 (2.78%) MDX
2 1 (2.78%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) iSeries
2 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Information Security
2 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 3 (8.33%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Service Management
3 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 2 (5.56%) ITSM
3 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.56%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Data Mapping
4 1 (2.78%) Release Management
4 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
4 1 (2.78%) Data Governance
4 1 (2.78%) Analytics
4 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Performance Management
4 1 (2.78%) Linear Regression
4 1 (2.78%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.11%) VB
5 3 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.33%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) VB6
7 1 (2.78%) C
7 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.78%) ISEB
2 1 (2.78%) OCP
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.78%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Cognos
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) CODA
4 3 (8.33%) SunGard
5 2 (5.56%) IBM
5 2 (5.56%) ServiceNow
5 2 (5.56%) Tableau
6 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.78%) HP
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