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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 293 228 210
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -18
Contract jobs citing VBA 404 549 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.80% 1.05% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.00% 2.73% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 392 357
Median daily rate £375 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
Median hourly rate £15.31 £33.12 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.77% +54.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £16.75 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £42.02 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -16.66%
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
20231 20113 18841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.31% 38.56% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13985 13724 12143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 442 382
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -78 222 £395 -12.22% 34
South East +32 62 £378 +16.15% 3
Yorkshire +4 29 £365 +21.66% 5
East of England +23 28 £300 -7.69% 1
South West -4 19 £363 -14.70% 8
East Midlands -7 17 £425 +30.76%
North West -5 12 £325 - 9
West Midlands -46 8 £275 -28.89% 2
North East -27 6 £505 +68.33% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 464 (58.66%) SQL
2 337 (42.60%) Finance
3 224 (28.32%) MS Excel
4 221 (27.94%) SQL Server
5 210 (26.55%) C#
6 207 (26.17%) Microsoft
7 168 (21.24%) Banking
8 158 (19.97%) .NET
9 146 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
10 112 (14.16%) VB
11 105 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 105 (13.27%) Oracle
12 102 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 100 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
14 94 (11.88%) T-SQL
15 89 (11.25%) MS Office
16 81 (10.24%) Analytics
17 78 (9.86%) MS Access
18 77 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
19 72 (9.10%) SharePoint
20 71 (8.98%) Python
21 70 (8.85%) JavaScript
22 69 (8.72%) Data Analysis
23 68 (8.60%) Front Office
24 66 (8.34%) SAS
25 63 (7.96%) jQuery
26 62 (7.84%) Degree
27 60 (7.59%) Data Modelling
28 58 (7.33%) MS PowerPoint
29 57 (7.21%) XML

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 72 (9.10%) SharePoint
2 66 (8.34%) SAS
3 28 (3.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 27 (3.41%) IIS
5 8 (1.01%) CMS
6 7 (0.88%) Confluence
7 6 (0.76%) IBM Domino
7 6 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.63%) Apache
8 5 (0.63%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.63%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.38%) MTS
10 2 (0.25%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.25%) JBoss
10 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Drupal
11 1 (0.13%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 224 (28.32%) MS Excel
2 89 (11.25%) MS Office
3 58 (7.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 49 (6.19%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (2.40%) MS Project
6 18 (2.28%) SPSS
7 16 (2.02%) MS Visio
8 3 (0.38%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.13%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.13%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Cognos Planning
1 4 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.38%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.25%) CODA-Financials
3 2 (0.25%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.25%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.25%) Teamcenter
3 2 (0.25%) Unica
4 1 (0.13%) Global One
4 1 (0.13%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.13%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.13%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.13%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.38%) Office 365
3 2 (0.25%) SmartFocus
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.51%) HTTP
2 3 (0.38%) FTP
3 2 (0.25%) Internet
3 2 (0.25%) Intranet
3 2 (0.25%) LAN
3 2 (0.25%) Skype
3 2 (0.25%) SMS
3 2 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.13%) DSL
4 1 (0.13%) WebEx
4 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 105 (13.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 102 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (9.86%) MS Access
5 54 (6.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 46 (5.82%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (5.56%) QlikView
7 44 (5.56%) Relational Database
8 38 (4.80%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (3.29%) BusinessObjects
9 26 (3.29%) Crystal Reports
10 21 (2.65%) Oracle Database
11 19 (2.40%) PowerPivot
12 17 (2.15%) Big Data
12 17 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
13 16 (2.02%) Data Mining
14 15 (1.90%) MySQL
14 15 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
15 14 (1.77%) Power BI
16 13 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 40 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 33 (4.17%) Subversion
3 17 (2.15%) JIRA
4 14 (1.77%) HP UFT
5 13 (1.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 11 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 8 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (0.88%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.88%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.76%) JMeter
9 6 (0.76%) Maven
10 5 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (0.63%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 5 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.51%) Gatling
11 4 (0.51%) SilkPerformer
11 4 (0.51%) SoapUI
11 4 (0.51%) The Grinder
11 4 (0.51%) YourKit
General
1 337 (42.60%) Finance
2 168 (21.24%) Banking
3 68 (8.60%) Front Office
4 50 (6.32%) Investment Banking
5 41 (5.18%) Retail
6 31 (3.92%) Marketing
7 19 (2.40%) Back Office
8 12 (1.52%) Legal
8 12 (1.52%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.01%) Electronics
10 8 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.88%) Billing
11 7 (0.88%) Retail Banking
12 5 (0.63%) Advertising
13 4 (0.51%) Local Government
14 3 (0.38%) Law
15 2 (0.25%) Games
15 2 (0.25%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 327 (41.34%) Developer
2 292 (36.92%) Analyst
3 110 (13.91%) SQL Developer
3 110 (13.91%) VBA Developer
4 76 (9.61%) Data Analyst
5 70 (8.85%) C# Developer
6 64 (8.09%) Business Analyst
7 55 (6.95%) Excel Developer
8 49 (6.19%) .NET Developer
9 48 (6.07%) Excel VBA Developer
10 42 (5.31%) SQL Analyst
11 41 (5.18%) Excel Analyst
12 34 (4.30%) Support Analyst
13 33 (4.17%) Access Developer
14 30 (3.79%) Applications Support
14 30 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (3.54%) Senior Developer
16 26 (3.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
17 24 (3.03%) Access VBA Developer
17 24 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (19.97%) .NET
2 63 (7.96%) jQuery
3 57 (7.21%) XML
4 49 (6.19%) .NET Framework
4 49 (6.19%) HTML
5 40 (5.06%) ASP.NET
6 35 (4.42%) Classic ASP
7 32 (4.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 30 (3.79%) CSS
9 29 (3.67%) Web Services
10 21 (2.65%) Unity DI Container
11 18 (2.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 18 (2.28%) Entity Framework
11 18 (2.28%) Razor View Engine
11 18 (2.28%) WinForms
12 17 (2.15%) WPF
13 16 (2.02%) XHTML
14 14 (1.77%) DCOM
15 13 (1.64%) Ajax
16 12 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 146 (18.46%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (6.95%) Visualisation
3 38 (4.80%) Mathematics
4 37 (4.68%) Fixed Income
5 35 (4.42%) Statistics
6 32 (4.05%) Derivative
7 27 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 21 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (2.28%) Credit Risk
10 15 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 14 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.52%) User Experience
13 11 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (1.26%) Data Extraction
14 10 (1.26%) Economics
15 9 (1.14%) Data Integration
15 9 (1.14%) Market Risk
16 8 (1.01%) CMDB
16 8 (1.01%) NHS
16 8 (1.01%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 43 (5.44%) Windows
2 21 (2.65%) Unix
3 20 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 14 (1.77%) Windows 7
5 10 (1.26%) Linux
6 9 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.38%) Android
8 3 (0.38%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.25%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.25%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.13%) AIX
10 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
2 81 (10.24%) Analytics
3 77 (9.73%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (8.72%) Data Analysis
5 60 (7.59%) Data Modelling
6 50 (6.32%) Validation
7 45 (5.69%) Business Analysis
8 44 (5.56%) ETL
9 43 (5.44%) Asset Management
10 41 (5.18%) MVC
11 37 (4.68%) Data Management
11 37 (4.68%) Migration
12 35 (4.42%) RAD
12 35 (4.42%) Stakeholder Management
13 34 (4.30%) ITIL
13 34 (4.30%) OO
13 34 (4.30%) SDLC
13 34 (4.30%) User Acceptance Testing
14 32 (4.05%) Web Development
15 27 (3.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 464 (58.66%) SQL
2 210 (26.55%) C#
3 112 (14.16%) VB
4 94 (11.88%) T-SQL
5 71 (8.98%) Python
6 70 (8.85%) JavaScript
7 53 (6.70%) Java
8 50 (6.32%) C++
9 48 (6.07%) VB.NET
10 42 (5.31%) R
11 41 (5.18%) VB6
12 39 (4.93%) PowerShell
13 37 (4.68%) PL/SQL
14 30 (3.79%) VBScript
15 18 (2.28%) C
16 15 (1.90%) Perl
17 9 (1.14%) PHP
17 9 (1.14%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.88%) MATLAB
19 6 (0.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 62 (7.84%) Degree
2 43 (5.44%) Security Cleared
3 31 (3.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (0.88%) HND
5 7 (0.88%) MOS
5 7 (0.88%) PhD
6 6 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.63%) ACCA
8 4 (0.51%) AAT
8 4 (0.51%) CIMA
8 4 (0.51%) ISEB
8 4 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.51%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.51%) PMP
9 3 (0.38%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.42%) QA
2 12 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 10 (1.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.51%) MiFID
5 3 (0.38%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.38%) Basel III
6 2 (0.25%) SLA
6 2 (0.25%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.13%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.38%) XenApp
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.13%) HDFS
4 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (1.90%) Control-M
2 6 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.63%) BladeLogic
4 4 (0.51%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.38%) SCCM
6 1 (0.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.13%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 207 (26.17%) Microsoft
2 105 (13.27%) Oracle
3 48 (6.07%) Tableau
4 31 (3.92%) SAP
5 27 (3.41%) Sybase
6 23 (2.91%) Bloomberg
7 21 (2.65%) Remedy
8 17 (2.15%) HP
9 16 (2.02%) Reuters
9 16 (2.02%) Teradata
10 15 (1.90%) IBM
11 13 (1.64%) Google
12 12 (1.52%) Cognos
13 10 (1.26%) Charles River
14 9 (1.14%) Atlassian
14 9 (1.14%) FactSet
14 9 (1.14%) Informatica
15 8 (1.01%) BMC
16 7 (0.88%) Citrix
17 6 (0.76%) Netezza
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