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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 125 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 26 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.84% 1.17% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 2.81% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 4 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £244 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £163 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £13.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
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
1263 996 1250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.87% 41.76% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 509 618
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 102 93
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 -15 8 £375 +15.38% 1
Hertfordshire -20 5 £383 +135.38% 4
Norfolk - 5 £225 - 2
Cambridgeshire -15 4 £238 -40.62% 3
Bedfordshire -17 4 £265 -
Suffolk - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 16 (31.37%) Windows
3 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
4 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.53%) Data Analysis
5 11 (21.57%) Oracle
5 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (19.61%) Finance
7 9 (17.65%) Banking
7 9 (17.65%) Java
7 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (15.69%) VB
8 8 (15.69%) .NET
8 8 (15.69%) Linux
8 8 (15.69%) MS Office
8 8 (15.69%) Data Structures
9 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
9 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
9 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
9 7 (13.73%) MQSeries
9 7 (13.73%) J2EE
9 7 (13.73%) DB2
9 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
9 7 (13.73%) C#
10 6 (11.76%) HTML
10 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
10 6 (11.76%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
1 7 (13.73%) WebLogic
1 7 (13.73%) MQSeries
2 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.92%) Documentum
4 2 (3.92%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.96%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.69%) MS Office
3 4 (7.84%) PowerPivot
4 3 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) assyst
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) CTI
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
1 1 (1.96%) MPLS
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) WAN
1 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (31.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
3 7 (13.73%) DB2
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.84%) Ingres
5 4 (7.84%) DTS
5 4 (7.84%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.88%) MS Access
6 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (3.92%) MySQL
7 2 (3.92%) OLAP
7 2 (3.92%) QlikView
7 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (1.96%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Lombardi
1 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 9 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.92%) Retail
4 2 (3.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (1.96%) Automotive
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Billing
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Developer
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Data Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 5 (9.80%) VBA Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Excel Developer
5 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
5 4 (7.84%) VB Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (5.88%) Commercial Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Release Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.92%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Financial Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
2 7 (13.73%) J2EE
3 6 (11.76%) HTML
3 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
4 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 5 (9.80%) XML
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (3.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) MDX
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.69%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) Statistics
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Handset
3 1 (1.96%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (11.76%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.84%) SUSE
4 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Data Analysis
2 9 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (11.76%) Data Protection
4 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
4 5 (9.80%) Release Management
4 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
4 5 (9.80%) TDD
5 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Scrum
5 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.88%) MVC
6 3 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Process Management
7 2 (3.92%) Balanced Scorecard
7 2 (3.92%) ITSM
7 2 (3.92%) Service Management
7 2 (3.92%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) SQL
2 9 (17.65%) Java
2 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.69%) VB
4 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
4 7 (13.73%) C#
5 4 (7.84%) VB6
5 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.88%) ABAP
6 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) COBOL
7 1 (1.96%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
1 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.96%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 4 (7.84%) Tableau
4 2 (3.92%) Cadence
4 2 (3.92%) Teradata
4 2 (3.92%) EMC
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) Spiceworks
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) Symantec
5 1 (1.96%) Sophos
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) Avaya
5 1 (1.96%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) BT
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