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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 122 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.81% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 2.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 5
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £236 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £295
% change year-on-year
+20.68% -1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.56 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -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
896 1075 895
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 34.41% 37.71% 38.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 587 499
Average daily rate £375 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 69 63
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £37.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +0.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £27.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 3 £425 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -6 1 £176 -37.32% 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 2
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 5 (14.29%) VB
7 5 (14.29%) Teradata
7 5 (14.29%) TDD
8 4 (11.43%) Oracle
8 4 (11.43%) C#
8 4 (11.43%) MS Access
8 4 (11.43%) Tableau
8 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
8 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
9 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
9 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
9 3 (8.57%) Degree
9 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
9 3 (8.57%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (8.57%) ISEB
9 3 (8.57%) Java
9 3 (8.57%) VB.NET

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.86%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (11.43%) MS Access
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Developer
3 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 4 (11.43%) SQL Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) MI Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Commercial Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) PowerBuilder Developer
6 2 (5.71%) DBA
6 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Database Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Statistician
7 1 (2.86%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) jQuery
3 1 (2.86%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.57%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Economics
5 1 (2.86%) Statistics
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 5 (14.29%) TDD
2 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
3 4 (11.43%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.71%) Release Management
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.86%) CRM
6 1 (2.86%) Balanced Scorecard
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VB
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 3 (8.57%) Java
4 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
4 3 (8.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.71%) VB6
5 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) OCP
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Teradata
3 4 (11.43%) Tableau
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) HP