The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 283 211 188
Rank change year-on-year
-72 -23
Contract jobs citing VBA 386 562 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 1.10% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 2.91% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 398 356
Median daily rate £398 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £330 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 16
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £15.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £32.00 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.26%
VBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19101 19304 18235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.76% 37.95% 37.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13351 12996 12213
Median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 403 428
Median hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.65 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in England

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the England region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in England

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in England

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the England region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in England

VBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

VBA
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
London -51 236 £440 -2.22% 62
South East -6 50 £300 -14.28% 14
Yorkshire +6 30 £400 +39.13% 7
South West -23 22 £343 -2.14% 4
North West -16 15 £350 +7.69% 16
East of England -5 11 £319 -15.00% 11
West Midlands -25 8 £338 +12.50% 6
East Midlands -3 5 £388 +187.03% 4
North East -36 5 £310 -
Midlands - 2 £300 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 489 (57.13%) SQL
2 359 (41.94%) Finance
3 331 (38.67%) MS Excel
4 274 (32.01%) SQL Server
5 260 (30.37%) C#
6 252 (29.44%) Microsoft
7 209 (24.42%) .NET
8 187 (21.85%) Banking
9 162 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
10 138 (16.12%) VB
11 131 (15.30%) MS Access
12 124 (14.49%) Oracle
13 109 (12.73%) MS Office
14 106 (12.38%) Front Office
15 102 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
16 99 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 93 (10.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 92 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
19 84 (9.81%) T-SQL
20 80 (9.35%) Windows
21 74 (8.64%) Data Analysis
22 72 (8.41%) Degree
22 72 (8.41%) JavaScript
23 71 (8.29%) C++
24 69 (8.06%) VBScript
24 69 (8.06%) SharePoint
25 66 (7.71%) Java
26 65 (7.59%) VB.NET
26 65 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
27 62 (7.24%) Analytics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 69 (8.06%) SharePoint
2 52 (6.07%) SAS
3 46 (5.37%) IIS
4 23 (2.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (1.40%) Confluence
6 7 (0.82%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (0.70%) Apache
7 6 (0.70%) CICS
7 6 (0.70%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.70%) WebSphere
8 5 (0.58%) CMS
8 5 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.47%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.35%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.35%) Node.js
11 2 (0.23%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.23%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.12%) JBoss
12 1 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 331 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 109 (12.73%) MS Office
3 40 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (4.09%) Spreadsheet
5 22 (2.57%) MS Project
6 19 (2.22%) SPSS
7 11 (1.29%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
9 3 (0.35%) LaTeX
10 1 (0.12%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 8 (0.93%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.47%) Global One
3 3 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.35%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.35%) HFM
3 3 (0.35%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.23%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.23%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.35%) Office 365
2 3 (0.35%) SmartFocus
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.23%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.23%) SaaS
3 2 (0.23%) Taleo
4 1 (0.12%) AdWords
4 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.93%) HTTP
1 8 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.82%) FTP
3 6 (0.70%) DNS
3 6 (0.70%) Firewall
3 6 (0.70%) SSL
3 6 (0.70%) VPN
3 6 (0.70%) WinSCP
3 6 (0.70%) Wireless
4 5 (0.58%) Wireshark
5 4 (0.47%) 3G
5 4 (0.47%) DHCP
5 4 (0.47%) Internet
6 3 (0.35%) Intranet
7 2 (0.23%) Extranet
7 2 (0.23%) LAN
8 1 (0.12%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 274 (32.01%) SQL Server
2 131 (15.30%) MS Access
3 99 (11.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 93 (10.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 65 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 51 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
6 51 (5.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (5.61%) Relational Database
8 43 (5.02%) QlikView
9 37 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
9 37 (4.32%) Oracle Database
10 25 (2.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 24 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 21 (2.45%) Data Mining
13 20 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
14 19 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
15 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
16 17 (1.99%) MySQL
16 17 (1.99%) PowerPivot
17 16 (1.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (5.49%) Visual Studio
2 25 (2.92%) Subversion
3 20 (2.34%) JIRA
4 17 (1.99%) HP UFT
5 14 (1.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 13 (1.52%) Maven
7 10 (1.17%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 9 (1.05%) Git (software)
9 8 (0.93%) Eclipse
9 8 (0.93%) ERwin
9 8 (0.93%) JMeter
9 8 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (0.82%) Gatling
10 7 (0.82%) LoadRunner
10 7 (0.82%) SilkPerformer
10 7 (0.82%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.82%) The Grinder
10 7 (0.82%) VisualVM
10 7 (0.82%) YourKit
General
1 359 (41.94%) Finance
2 187 (21.85%) Banking
3 106 (12.38%) Front Office
4 53 (6.19%) Investment Banking
5 35 (4.09%) Retail
6 27 (3.15%) Marketing
7 19 (2.22%) Back Office
8 14 (1.64%) Legal
8 14 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.93%) Advertising
11 7 (0.82%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.58%) Billing
12 5 (0.58%) Law
13 4 (0.47%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.35%) Automotive
14 3 (0.35%) Electronics
14 3 (0.35%) Local Government
14 3 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 418 (48.83%) Developer
2 293 (34.23%) Analyst
3 142 (16.59%) VBA Developer
4 106 (12.38%) SQL Developer
5 93 (10.86%) C# Developer
6 82 (9.58%) Excel Developer
7 76 (8.88%) Data Analyst
8 71 (8.29%) Excel VBA Developer
9 58 (6.78%) .NET Developer
10 50 (5.84%) Access Developer
11 46 (5.37%) C# .NET Developer
12 43 (5.02%) SQL Analyst
13 42 (4.91%) Business Analyst
13 42 (4.91%) Excel Analyst
14 39 (4.56%) Support Analyst
15 34 (3.97%) Access VBA Developer
16 29 (3.39%) Quantitative Developer
16 29 (3.39%) Senior Developer
17 28 (3.27%) Consultant
18 23 (2.69%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (24.42%) .NET
2 56 (6.54%) XML
3 54 (6.31%) ASP.NET
4 49 (5.72%) .NET Framework
5 44 (5.14%) HTML
6 42 (4.91%) jQuery
7 40 (4.67%) WinForms
8 39 (4.56%) WPF
9 34 (3.97%) Web Services
10 31 (3.62%) Classic ASP
11 24 (2.80%) CSS
12 18 (2.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (1.75%) WCF
14 14 (1.64%) MDX
15 12 (1.40%) Ajax
16 10 (1.17%) DCOM
16 10 (1.17%) HTML5
16 10 (1.17%) XHTML
17 9 (1.05%) AngularJS
17 9 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 162 (18.93%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (7.01%) Fixed Income
3 50 (5.84%) Derivative
4 49 (5.72%) Mathematics
5 48 (5.61%) Visualisation
6 33 (3.86%) Management Information System
7 32 (3.74%) Statistics
8 21 (2.45%) NHS
9 17 (1.99%) Equities
10 16 (1.87%) Credit Risk
10 16 (1.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (1.75%) Data Extraction
11 15 (1.75%) Market Risk
12 14 (1.64%) Computer Science
13 12 (1.40%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.05%) Mainframe
15 8 (0.93%) CMDB
15 8 (0.93%) Economics
15 8 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (0.93%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.35%) Windows
2 26 (3.04%) Windows 7
3 22 (2.57%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.10%) Linux
5 15 (1.75%) Unix
6 10 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.70%) MVS
8 6 (0.70%) Solaris
9 4 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (11.92%) Business Intelligence
2 92 (10.75%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (8.64%) Data Analysis
4 62 (7.24%) Analytics
5 58 (6.78%) Asset Management
6 55 (6.43%) Data Modelling
7 48 (5.61%) Migration
7 48 (5.61%) Stakeholder Management
8 46 (5.37%) Data Management
9 43 (5.02%) Unit Testing
10 38 (4.44%) OO
11 37 (4.32%) ITIL
11 37 (4.32%) Risk Management
12 36 (4.21%) Validation
13 35 (4.09%) ETL
14 34 (3.97%) RAD
15 31 (3.62%) MVC
15 31 (3.62%) SDLC
15 31 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
16 27 (3.15%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 489 (57.13%) SQL
2 260 (30.37%) C#
3 138 (16.12%) VB
4 84 (9.81%) T-SQL
5 72 (8.41%) JavaScript
6 71 (8.29%) C++
7 69 (8.06%) VBScript
8 66 (7.71%) Java
9 65 (7.59%) VB.NET
10 61 (7.13%) Python
11 40 (4.67%) VB6
12 39 (4.56%) PowerShell
13 33 (3.86%) PL/SQL
13 33 (3.86%) R
14 22 (2.57%) MATLAB
15 13 (1.52%) C
16 12 (1.40%) Perl
17 8 (0.93%) Ruby
18 7 (0.82%) CoffeeScript
18 7 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 72 (8.41%) Degree
2 30 (3.50%) Security Cleared
3 17 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.75%) PhD
5 14 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.70%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.58%) MCSA
8 5 (0.58%) MCSE
9 4 (0.47%) CCA
9 4 (0.47%) ISEB
10 3 (0.35%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.35%) ACCA
10 3 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.35%) HND
10 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.37%) QA
2 20 (2.34%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.70%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.47%) MiFID
5 3 (0.35%) Basel III
6 2 (0.23%) SLA
6 2 (0.23%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.12%) FATCA
7 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (1.40%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.70%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.23%) HDFS
3 2 (0.23%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.12%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 5 (0.58%) SCCM
2 4 (0.47%) Control-M
3 3 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 252 (29.44%) Microsoft
2 124 (14.49%) Oracle
3 43 (5.02%) Tableau
4 32 (3.74%) SAP
5 30 (3.50%) Sybase
6 23 (2.69%) Bloomberg
7 18 (2.10%) IBM
8 14 (1.64%) CA
8 14 (1.64%) Cognos
8 14 (1.64%) Reuters
8 14 (1.64%) Teradata
9 13 (1.52%) HP
10 10 (1.17%) Informatica
11 9 (1.05%) Charles River
11 9 (1.05%) FactSet
11 9 (1.05%) Remedy
12 8 (0.93%) Google
13 7 (0.82%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.82%) Dynatrace
13 7 (0.82%) New Relic
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Rate: £250 - £350 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Excellent day rate
Posted: Yesterday
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ComputAppoint
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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East London
Candidate Source
Rate: £350 - £500 per day according to experience
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Crawley, West Sussex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Crawley, West Sussex
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