The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 208 173 128
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -45
Contract jobs citing VBA 528 561 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.01% 1.16% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.73% 2.94% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 357 564
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 28
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.23 £12.25 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.26 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
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
19324 19066 20263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 36.84% 39.51% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12579 12317 12167
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 386 501 707
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.76 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 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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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
London -34 290 £410 -8.88% 79
North West +32 51 £280 +31.76% 17
South East -9 50 £358 -10.62% 17
South West -17 43 £336 -12.09% 12
West Midlands -4 32 £300 +13.20% 11
Yorkshire +1 18 £338 +40.33% 20
East of England -34 16 £195 -27.77% 10
East Midlands -1 14 £311 +31.05% 7
North East -30 8 £375 +114.28% 1
VBA
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 594 (53.32%) SQL
2 394 (35.37%) Finance
3 367 (32.94%) MS Excel
4 272 (24.42%) SQL Server
5 259 (23.25%) Microsoft
5 259 (23.25%) Banking
6 190 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
7 156 (14.00%) C#
8 147 (13.20%) .NET
8 147 (13.20%) MS Office
9 142 (12.75%) MS Access
10 131 (11.76%) VB
11 118 (10.59%) Windows
12 117 (10.50%) Degree
13 113 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
14 103 (9.25%) Front Office
15 100 (8.98%) Oracle
16 99 (8.89%) Data Analysis
17 97 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
18 93 (8.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 91 (8.17%) Analytics
20 87 (7.81%) Migration
20 87 (7.81%) Java
21 85 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 85 (7.63%) Investment Banking
22 84 (7.54%) T-SQL
23 81 (7.27%) SharePoint
24 77 (6.91%) Project Management
25 76 (6.82%) QA
26 75 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 81 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 70 (6.28%) SAS
3 13 (1.17%) WebLogic
4 11 (0.99%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.90%) Confluence
6 9 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (0.63%) WebSphere
7 7 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (0.63%) MQSeries
8 6 (0.54%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.54%) IBM Notes
8 6 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.36%) MS Project Server
11 3 (0.27%) TIBCO EMS
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
12 2 (0.18%) Papyrus
12 2 (0.18%) CMS
12 2 (0.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 367 (32.94%) MS Excel
2 147 (13.20%) MS Office
3 67 (6.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 60 (5.39%) Spreadsheet
5 23 (2.06%) MS Project
6 22 (1.97%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.72%) SPSS
8 7 (0.63%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.54%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.18%) FastStats
11 1 (0.090%) LaTeX
11 1 (0.090%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.090%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.090%) CATIA
11 1 (0.090%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (1.53%) ResourceLink
2 11 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
3 10 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
5 8 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
6 7 (0.63%) Oracle Assets
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
7 6 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
7 6 (0.54%) SAP FI
7 6 (0.54%) SAP CO
7 6 (0.54%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
9 4 (0.36%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
10 3 (0.27%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.97%) SaaS
2 17 (1.53%) SuccessFactors
3 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.090%) Taleo
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.090%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.26%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.17%) Firewall
3 12 (1.08%) DNS
4 10 (0.90%) VPN
4 10 (0.90%) SNMP
4 10 (0.90%) VLAN
4 10 (0.90%) iSCSI
4 10 (0.90%) FCoE
4 10 (0.90%) Fibre Channel
4 10 (0.90%) Multicast
5 8 (0.72%) SAN
6 5 (0.45%) LDAP
6 5 (0.45%) UMTS
6 5 (0.45%) LTE
6 5 (0.45%) Softphone
6 5 (0.45%) 3G
7 4 (0.36%) 2G
7 4 (0.36%) WAN
7 4 (0.36%) GSM
7 4 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (24.42%) SQL Server
2 142 (12.75%) MS Access
3 97 (8.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 93 (8.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 85 (7.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 69 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
7 63 (5.66%) Relational Database
8 55 (4.94%) SQL Server 2005
9 30 (2.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (2.51%) QlikView
11 27 (2.42%) Oracle Database
12 25 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 23 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
14 17 (1.53%) MySQL
15 12 (1.08%) DTS
15 12 (1.08%) Ingres
15 12 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 11 (0.99%) Essbase
17 10 (0.90%) DB2
17 10 (0.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.26%) Toad
3 12 (1.08%) JIRA
4 10 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.90%) Subversion
5 9 (0.81%) JUnit
6 8 (0.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.63%) Maven
8 6 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.45%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.36%) jMock
10 4 (0.36%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.36%) Git (software)
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (0.27%) NUnit
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.27%) Selenium
11 3 (0.27%) Build Forge
11 3 (0.27%) Hudson
12 2 (0.18%) MSBuild
General
1 394 (35.37%) Finance
2 259 (23.25%) Banking
3 103 (9.25%) Front Office
4 85 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 56 (5.03%) Retail
6 26 (2.33%) Telecoms
7 23 (2.06%) Marketing
8 20 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 18 (1.62%) Retail Banking
10 13 (1.17%) Billing
11 12 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.99%) Back Office
12 11 (0.99%) Legal
13 9 (0.81%) General Ledger
13 9 (0.81%) Military
13 9 (0.81%) Publishing
14 7 (0.63%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.54%) Private Banking
16 5 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.36%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 505 (45.33%) Developer
2 434 (38.96%) Analyst
3 141 (12.66%) VBA Developer
4 131 (11.76%) Excel Developer
5 113 (10.14%) Data Analyst
6 82 (7.36%) Business Analyst
7 76 (6.82%) Excel VBA Developer
8 61 (5.48%) MI Analyst
8 61 (5.48%) SQL Developer
9 38 (3.41%) C# Developer
9 38 (3.41%) Support Analyst
10 32 (2.87%) .NET Developer
11 30 (2.69%) Access Developer
12 29 (2.60%) Analyst Developer
13 28 (2.51%) Architect
14 25 (2.24%) Technical Analyst
14 25 (2.24%) MI Developer
15 24 (2.15%) Consultant
15 24 (2.15%) Senior Developer
16 23 (2.06%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (13.20%) .NET
2 58 (5.21%) XML
3 53 (4.76%) ASP.NET
4 30 (2.69%) HTML
4 30 (2.69%) Web Services
5 21 (1.89%) CSS
6 20 (1.80%) WPF
7 18 (1.62%) .NET Framework
8 16 (1.44%) WCF
8 16 (1.44%) J2EE
9 15 (1.35%) Middleware
9 15 (1.35%) WinForms
9 15 (1.35%) MDX
10 13 (1.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.08%) jQuery
12 8 (0.72%) Ajax
13 7 (0.63%) JSON
13 7 (0.63%) XHTML
14 6 (0.54%) XSLT
14 6 (0.54%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 190 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (6.55%) Fixed Income
3 59 (5.30%) Derivative
4 38 (3.41%) Mathematics
5 34 (3.05%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.96%) Market Risk
7 31 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 31 (2.78%) Statistics
8 26 (2.33%) Equities
9 24 (2.15%) Credit Risk
10 21 (1.89%) Data Extraction
10 21 (1.89%) Hedge funds
11 20 (1.80%) Visualisation
11 20 (1.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 19 (1.71%) NHS
13 11 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.90%) Physics
14 10 (0.90%) User Experience
14 10 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 118 (10.59%) Windows
2 39 (3.50%) UNIX
2 39 (3.50%) Linux
2 39 (3.50%) Windows 7
3 25 (2.24%) Windows XP
4 18 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.45%) Windows 8
6 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (0.36%) SUSE
7 4 (0.36%) Solaris
8 2 (0.18%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.090%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.090%) AIX
9 1 (0.090%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (10.14%) Business Intelligence
2 99 (8.89%) Data Analysis
3 91 (8.17%) Analytics
4 87 (7.81%) Migration
5 77 (6.91%) Project Management
6 75 (6.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 70 (6.28%) Business Analysis
8 62 (5.57%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (5.57%) Data Modelling
8 62 (5.57%) ETL
9 50 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
10 49 (4.40%) Asset Management
11 46 (4.13%) Risk Management
12 43 (3.86%) Data Management
13 39 (3.50%) Investment Management
14 33 (2.96%) Validation
14 33 (2.96%) Document Management
14 33 (2.96%) OO
14 33 (2.96%) RAD
14 33 (2.96%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 594 (53.32%) SQL
2 156 (14.00%) C#
3 131 (11.76%) VB
4 87 (7.81%) Java
5 84 (7.54%) T-SQL
6 55 (4.94%) C++
7 53 (4.76%) JavaScript
8 47 (4.22%) PL/SQL
9 46 (4.13%) VBScript
10 43 (3.86%) VB.NET
11 38 (3.41%) Python
11 38 (3.41%) Perl
12 24 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 24 (2.15%) VB6
13 21 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 14 (1.26%) C
15 9 (0.81%) VC++
16 8 (0.72%) R
17 6 (0.54%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 117 (10.50%) Degree
2 70 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 60 (5.39%) SC Cleared
4 30 (2.69%) ISTQB
5 23 (2.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 22 (1.97%) MOS
7 19 (1.71%) DV Cleared
8 17 (1.53%) PhD
9 8 (0.72%) ISEB
9 8 (0.72%) ACCA
10 7 (0.63%) CIMA
10 7 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (0.45%) MCSD
12 5 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (0.36%) MCSE
13 4 (0.36%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (0.27%) MCP
14 3 (0.27%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.82%) QA
2 10 (0.90%) SLA
2 10 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.72%) Basel III
4 4 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.27%) EMIR
6 2 (0.18%) Basel II
6 2 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.090%) MiFID
7 1 (0.090%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.090%) P3O
7 1 (0.090%) COREP
7 1 (0.090%) FINREP
System Software
1 31 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 15 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.90%) vSphere
3 10 (0.90%) vCloud
3 10 (0.90%) NFS
4 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.27%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.18%) XenApp
5 2 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.090%) RACF
Systems Management
1 24 (2.15%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.90%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (0.54%) SCCM
4 5 (0.45%) Control-M
5 4 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.18%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 1 (0.090%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.090%) SCOM
7 1 (0.090%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.090%) Foglight
Vendors
1 259 (23.25%) Microsoft
2 100 (8.98%) Oracle
3 72 (6.46%) SAP
4 55 (4.94%) HP
5 46 (4.13%) Business Objects
6 32 (2.87%) Sybase
7 21 (1.89%) Cognos
7 21 (1.89%) Teradata
8 19 (1.71%) IBM
9 18 (1.62%) VMware
9 18 (1.62%) Tableau
10 17 (1.53%) webMethods
10 17 (1.53%) Dell
10 17 (1.53%) Software AG
11 13 (1.17%) EMC
12 12 (1.08%) MicroStrategy
12 12 (1.08%) Cisco
12 12 (1.08%) TIBCO
13 10 (0.90%) Websense
13 10 (0.90%) F5
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