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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 324 235 178
Rank change year-on-year
-89 -57
Contract jobs citing VBA 301 516 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 1.02% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 2.63% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 355 487
Median daily rate £410 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 21
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £19.00 £16.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £25.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
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
18626 19629 19324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.62% 38.97% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12888 13512 13356
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 371 499 396
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.12 £16.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

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 10 December 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
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 10 December 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 -74 194 £425 -5.55% 31
South East -7 38 £413 +10.00% 7
Yorkshire +5 22 £349 +12.58% 7
South West -9 15 £394 +1.61% 1
East Midlands +2 12 £269 +10.25% 2
East of England +3 9 £300 +20.00% 7
North West -11 5 £375 +10.29% 8
West Midlands -20 5 £488 +11.42% 4
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 414 (60.61%) SQL
2 291 (42.61%) Finance
3 227 (33.24%) MS Excel
4 208 (30.45%) Microsoft
5 200 (29.28%) SQL Server
6 139 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
7 138 (20.20%) C#
8 136 (19.91%) .NET
9 124 (18.16%) Analytical Skills
10 123 (18.01%) Banking
11 113 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 96 (14.06%) MS Access
13 95 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 88 (12.88%) Oracle
15 86 (12.59%) VB
16 83 (12.15%) T-SQL
16 83 (12.15%) MS Office
17 82 (12.01%) Analytics
18 71 (10.40%) Data Modelling
19 69 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
20 64 (9.37%) JavaScript
21 61 (8.93%) Data Analysis
22 60 (8.78%) Degree
23 55 (8.05%) XML
24 54 (7.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 51 (7.47%) HTML
25 51 (7.47%) VB.NET
25 51 (7.47%) SharePoint
25 51 (7.47%) Migration
25 51 (7.47%) MS PowerPoint

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 51 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 45 (6.59%) SAS
3 22 (3.22%) IIS
4 16 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (1.02%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.73%) CMS
6 5 (0.73%) Confluence
6 5 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.59%) Apache
8 3 (0.44%) IBM Domino
8 3 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.15%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 227 (33.24%) MS Excel
2 83 (12.15%) MS Office
3 51 (7.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (6.59%) Spreadsheet
5 17 (2.49%) MS Visio
6 13 (1.90%) MS Project
7 6 (0.88%) SPSS
8 4 (0.59%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
2 4 (0.59%) Cognos Planning
2 4 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.59%) SAP HCM
2 4 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.44%) Infor SunSystems
3 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.44%) Summit
3 3 (0.44%) Teamcenter
4 2 (0.29%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.29%) Relativity
4 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.29%) Ringtail
4 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.29%) Unica
4 2 (0.29%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (1.46%) Office 365
2 7 (1.02%) Boomi
3 3 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.44%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.15%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.59%) Internet
2 2 (0.29%) FTP
2 2 (0.29%) IMAP
2 2 (0.29%) Skype
2 2 (0.29%) SMS
3 1 (0.15%) 2G
3 1 (0.15%) 3G
3 1 (0.15%) 4G
3 1 (0.15%) DSL
3 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.15%) GSM
3 1 (0.15%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.15%) UMTS
3 1 (0.15%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (29.28%) SQL Server
2 113 (16.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 96 (14.06%) MS Access
4 95 (13.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 54 (7.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 45 (6.59%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (4.98%) BusinessObjects
7 34 (4.98%) QlikView
8 30 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (3.81%) Power BI
10 25 (3.66%) Relational Database
11 24 (3.51%) Oracle Database
12 17 (2.49%) Data Mining
13 15 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
14 12 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
15 11 (1.61%) Hadoop
16 10 (1.46%) MySQL
16 10 (1.46%) OLAP
16 10 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (1.32%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 27 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.34%) Subversion
3 15 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (1.61%) JIRA
5 7 (1.02%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 6 (0.88%) HP UFT
6 6 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (0.73%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.59%) Build Forge
8 4 (0.59%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.59%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.59%) Hudson
8 4 (0.59%) Selenium
9 3 (0.44%) ERwin
9 3 (0.44%) Rational DOORS
9 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.44%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.44%) Toad
9 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.29%) TestComplete
General
1 291 (42.61%) Finance
2 123 (18.01%) Banking
3 46 (6.73%) Front Office
4 44 (6.44%) Investment Banking
5 37 (5.42%) Retail
6 21 (3.07%) Marketing
7 13 (1.90%) Legal
8 12 (1.76%) Back Office
9 11 (1.61%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.88%) Advertising
11 6 (0.88%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.73%) Electronics
13 4 (0.59%) Billing
13 4 (0.59%) Local Government
13 4 (0.59%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.29%) French Language
14 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 330 (48.32%) Developer
2 238 (34.85%) Analyst
3 99 (14.49%) SQL Developer
4 90 (13.18%) VBA Developer
5 70 (10.25%) Data Analyst
6 51 (7.47%) Business Analyst
7 50 (7.32%) .NET Developer
8 43 (6.30%) Excel Developer
9 42 (6.15%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 41 (6.00%) Access Developer
11 38 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
12 34 (4.98%) Excel VBA Developer
13 32 (4.69%) C# Developer
14 28 (4.10%) Excel Analyst
14 28 (4.10%) Report Analyst
15 25 (3.66%) Analyst Developer
15 25 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
16 24 (3.51%) Access VBA Developer
16 24 (3.51%) Support Analyst
17 21 (3.07%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (19.91%) .NET
2 55 (8.05%) XML
3 51 (7.47%) HTML
4 45 (6.59%) jQuery
5 44 (6.44%) .NET Framework
6 28 (4.10%) CSS
7 25 (3.66%) ASP.NET
8 23 (3.37%) Entity Framework
9 21 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 21 (3.07%) Razor View Engine
9 21 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 21 (3.07%) Unity DI Container
10 18 (2.64%) Classic ASP
11 16 (2.34%) WCF
12 13 (1.90%) ADO
12 13 (1.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (1.61%) LINQ
13 11 (1.61%) WPF
14 10 (1.46%) Web Services
14 10 (1.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 124 (18.16%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.44%) Visualisation
3 34 (4.98%) Management Information System
4 25 (3.66%) Inversion of Control
4 25 (3.66%) Mathematics
5 20 (2.93%) Statistics
6 18 (2.64%) Computer Science
6 18 (2.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (2.49%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.20%) Derivative
8 15 (2.20%) Equities
9 13 (1.90%) Credit Risk
10 9 (1.32%) Reinsurance
11 8 (1.17%) Data Extraction
11 8 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.17%) Market Risk
11 8 (1.17%) N-Tier
11 8 (1.17%) User Experience
12 7 (1.02%) Clustering
12 7 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.00%) Windows
2 20 (2.93%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (1.90%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.76%) Unix
6 9 (1.32%) Linux
7 7 (1.02%) Windows XP
8 6 (0.88%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.44%) Android
11 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.29%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.29%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (20.35%) Business Intelligence
2 82 (12.01%) Analytics
3 71 (10.40%) Data Modelling
4 69 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (8.93%) Data Analysis
6 51 (7.47%) Migration
7 50 (7.32%) ETL
8 42 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (6.00%) MVC
10 39 (5.71%) Validation
11 35 (5.12%) Business Analysis
12 32 (4.69%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (4.54%) Data Management
14 28 (4.10%) Data Visualisation
14 28 (4.10%) Unit Testing
15 25 (3.66%) Asset Management
16 23 (3.37%) RAD
17 21 (3.07%) Data Analytics
18 19 (2.78%) Data Validation
19 17 (2.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 414 (60.61%) SQL
2 138 (20.20%) C#
3 86 (12.59%) VB
4 83 (12.15%) T-SQL
5 64 (9.37%) JavaScript
6 51 (7.47%) VB.NET
7 45 (6.59%) Python
8 39 (5.71%) Java
9 29 (4.25%) PL/SQL
10 28 (4.10%) PowerShell
11 27 (3.95%) C++
12 25 (3.66%) VB6
13 22 (3.22%) R
13 22 (3.22%) VBScript
14 19 (2.78%) C
15 17 (2.49%) Perl
16 10 (1.46%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.32%) XPath
18 7 (1.02%) PHP
19 5 (0.73%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 60 (8.78%) Degree
2 41 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 27 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.02%) ACCA
5 6 (0.88%) CIMA
6 5 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.73%) MOS
7 4 (0.59%) AAT
7 4 (0.59%) HND
7 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.44%) PhD
9 2 (0.29%) CCA
9 2 (0.29%) MCAD
9 2 (0.29%) MCSD
10 1 (0.15%) CISSP
10 1 (0.15%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.15%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.07%) QA
3 11 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
4 6 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 3 (0.44%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (0.44%) SLA
6 2 (0.29%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
6 2 (0.29%) MiFID
6 2 (0.29%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.15%) Basel II
7 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.15%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (1.02%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.59%) XenApp
3 2 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.15%) Docker
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.17%) Control-M
3 2 (0.29%) EnCase
3 2 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.15%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 208 (30.45%) Microsoft
2 88 (12.88%) Oracle
3 48 (7.03%) SAP
4 37 (5.42%) Tableau
5 21 (3.07%) Bloomberg
6 13 (1.90%) Cognos
6 13 (1.90%) Google
6 13 (1.90%) Reuters
7 12 (1.76%) Teradata
8 11 (1.61%) Remedy
9 10 (1.46%) IBM
10 9 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.32%) Sybase
11 8 (1.17%) HP
12 7 (1.02%) Citrix
12 7 (1.02%) Dell
12 7 (1.02%) Mapinfo
12 7 (1.02%) Software AG
13 5 (0.73%) BMC
13 5 (0.73%) Netezza
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