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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK / England
Rank 286 234 202
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -32
Contract jobs citing VBA 306 459 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.73% 0.97% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 2.52% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 304 405
Median daily rate £400 £375 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.55% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.78 £15.75 £18.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.21 £22.40 £91.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+144.46% -15.24%

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
17127 18217 18065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 40.75% 38.69% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 12510 11986
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 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 389 455 391
Median hourly rate £42.49 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.21% +12.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.67 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +11.11%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -38 196 £413 - 46
South East +11 33 £400 - 19
Yorkshire 0 22 £350 +20.68% 7
East Midlands +2 18 £419 +39.68% 5
West Midlands +1 14 £450 +10.76% 9
South West -11 10 £300 -20.00% 9
North West +13 9 £375 +35.13% 18
East of England -8 3 £521 +9.73% 6
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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.

1 326 (54.88%) SQL
2 255 (42.93%) Finance
3 215 (36.20%) MS Excel
4 186 (31.31%) SQL Server
5 182 (30.64%) Microsoft
6 139 (23.40%) .NET
7 122 (20.54%) C#
8 115 (19.36%) Business Intelligence
9 113 (19.02%) Banking
10 109 (18.35%) MS Access
11 100 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
12 90 (15.15%) Oracle
13 88 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 73 (12.29%) MS Office
15 71 (11.95%) VB
15 71 (11.95%) Analytics
16 69 (11.62%) Front Office
17 68 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 67 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
19 65 (10.94%) Degree
20 63 (10.61%) Data Analysis
21 52 (8.75%) T-SQL
22 51 (8.59%) VB.NET
23 49 (8.25%) Python
24 48 (8.08%) Migration
25 47 (7.91%) JavaScript
25 47 (7.91%) Mathematics
26 44 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
27 43 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
27 43 (7.24%) SAP

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 40 (6.73%) SharePoint
2 31 (5.22%) SAS
3 21 (3.54%) IIS
4 9 (1.52%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.84%) Confluence
7 4 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.34%) Apache
8 2 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
8 2 (0.34%) Drupal
8 2 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.34%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.17%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.17%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 215 (36.20%) MS Excel
2 73 (12.29%) MS Office
3 36 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
4 31 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 18 (3.03%) MS Visio
6 13 (2.19%) MS Project
7 8 (1.35%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.51%) Stata
9 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.51%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.51%) Summit
4 2 (0.34%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.34%) HFM
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.34%) Relativity
4 2 (0.34%) Ringtail
4 2 (0.34%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.34%) Towers Watson Igloo
4 2 (0.34%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 2 (0.34%) Workfront
5 1 (0.17%) BPCS
5 1 (0.17%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.17%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.17%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.37%) Office 365
2 19 (3.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.35%) Boomi
4 4 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.34%) SaaS
5 2 (0.34%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.51%) Internet
2 2 (0.34%) IMAP
3 1 (0.17%) 2G
3 1 (0.17%) 3G
3 1 (0.17%) 4G
3 1 (0.17%) Broadband
3 1 (0.17%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.17%) GSM
3 1 (0.17%) HTTP
3 1 (0.17%) LDAP
3 1 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.17%) UMTS
3 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (31.31%) SQL Server
2 109 (18.35%) MS Access
3 88 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 68 (11.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 43 (7.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 37 (6.23%) Data Warehouse
8 35 (5.89%) BusinessObjects
9 24 (4.04%) Power BI
9 24 (4.04%) QlikView
10 23 (3.87%) Oracle Database
11 20 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
12 18 (3.03%) Data Mining
13 15 (2.53%) OLAP
13 15 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
13 15 (2.53%) Relational Database
14 13 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
15 12 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
16 11 (1.85%) Big Data
16 11 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.86%) Visual Studio
3 12 (2.02%) JIRA
4 10 (1.68%) Selenium
4 10 (1.68%) Subversion
5 8 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 8 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.35%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 5 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
7 4 (0.67%) Build Forge
7 4 (0.67%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.67%) Eclipse
7 4 (0.67%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.67%) Hudson
7 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.67%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (0.51%) ERwin
8 3 (0.51%) Toad
9 2 (0.34%) FitNesse
General
1 255 (42.93%) Finance
2 113 (19.02%) Banking
3 69 (11.62%) Front Office
4 42 (7.07%) Investment Banking
5 28 (4.71%) Retail
6 13 (2.19%) Marketing
7 11 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.52%) Back Office
9 8 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.18%) Legal
11 4 (0.67%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.51%) Billing
12 3 (0.51%) Electronics
12 3 (0.51%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 2 (0.34%) Automotive
13 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 314 (52.86%) Developer
2 229 (38.55%) Analyst
3 88 (14.81%) VBA Developer
4 74 (12.46%) SQL Developer
5 69 (11.62%) Data Analyst
6 62 (10.44%) Excel Developer
7 51 (8.59%) .NET Developer
8 47 (7.91%) Access Developer
8 47 (7.91%) Excel VBA Developer
9 45 (7.58%) Analyst Developer
10 42 (7.07%) C# Developer
11 41 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
12 34 (5.72%) Business Analyst
13 30 (5.05%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 29 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
15 28 (4.71%) Excel Analyst
16 26 (4.38%) Access VBA Developer
17 25 (4.21%) C# .NET Developer
18 23 (3.87%) Report Analyst
19 20 (3.37%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (23.40%) .NET
2 42 (7.07%) .NET Framework
3 36 (6.06%) XML
4 32 (5.39%) HTML
5 25 (4.21%) ASP.NET
6 21 (3.54%) CSS
7 20 (3.37%) WPF
8 19 (3.20%) jQuery
9 18 (3.03%) WCF
10 14 (2.36%) Entity Framework
11 13 (2.19%) WinForms
12 11 (1.85%) LINQ
12 11 (1.85%) REST
13 10 (1.68%) ADO
13 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 10 (1.68%) Web Services
14 9 (1.52%) LINQ to SQL
15 8 (1.35%) ActiveX
15 8 (1.35%) Ajax
16 7 (1.18%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 100 (16.84%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 25 (4.21%) Fixed Income
4 23 (3.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (3.70%) Derivative
6 21 (3.54%) Equities
7 18 (3.03%) Computer Science
8 17 (2.86%) Market Risk
9 12 (2.02%) Credit Risk
10 10 (1.68%) Equity Derivative
11 9 (1.52%) N-Tier
12 8 (1.35%) Reinsurance
13 7 (1.18%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.18%) Data Protection Act
14 6 (1.01%) FMCG
14 6 (1.01%) NHS
15 5 (0.84%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.51%) Swaptions
16 3 (0.51%) Tandem
16 3 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (7.07%) Windows
2 15 (2.53%) Unix
2 15 (2.53%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.19%) Windows 10
4 12 (2.02%) Windows XP
5 9 (1.52%) Windows 7
5 9 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.84%) Linux
7 4 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (19.36%) Business Intelligence
2 71 (11.95%) Analytics
3 67 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (10.61%) Data Analysis
5 48 (8.08%) Migration
6 47 (7.91%) Mathematics
7 43 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (6.57%) Data Modelling
9 38 (6.40%) Visualisation
10 37 (6.23%) MVC
11 30 (5.05%) Data Management
12 29 (4.88%) Unit Testing
13 28 (4.71%) ETL
14 26 (4.38%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (3.87%) RAD
15 23 (3.87%) Risk Management
16 22 (3.70%) Asset Management
17 21 (3.54%) Business Analysis
18 20 (3.37%) Data Visualisation
18 20 (3.37%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 326 (54.88%) SQL
2 122 (20.54%) C#
3 71 (11.95%) VB
4 52 (8.75%) T-SQL
5 51 (8.59%) VB.NET
6 49 (8.25%) Python
7 47 (7.91%) JavaScript
8 42 (7.07%) Java
9 28 (4.71%) C++
10 20 (3.37%) VB6
11 17 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 17 (2.86%) VBScript
12 16 (2.69%) R
13 14 (2.36%) PL/SQL
14 12 (2.02%) C
15 10 (1.68%) Bash Shell
16 9 (1.52%) Perl
17 8 (1.35%) Shell Script
18 7 (1.18%) PHP
19 6 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 65 (10.94%) Degree
2 29 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.01%) ACCA
4 6 (1.01%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.84%) CFA
5 5 (0.84%) CIMA
6 4 (0.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.51%) MBA
8 2 (0.34%) CCA
8 2 (0.34%) MCAD
8 2 (0.34%) MCSD
8 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.34%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) AAT
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.21%) QA
3 15 (2.53%) PMO
4 8 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 8 (1.35%) Solvency II
5 7 (1.18%) IFRS
6 6 (1.01%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.34%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
7 2 (0.34%) MiFID
7 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
8 1 (0.17%) Basel II
8 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.17%) EMIR
8 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.34%) XenApp
3 1 (0.17%) Docker
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) IAG
3 1 (0.17%) Samba
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.34%) EnCase
2 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.17%) Control-M
3 1 (0.17%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 182 (30.64%) Microsoft
2 90 (15.15%) Oracle
3 43 (7.24%) SAP
4 30 (5.05%) Tableau
5 23 (3.87%) Bloomberg
6 14 (2.36%) Teradata
7 11 (1.85%) Sybase
8 9 (1.52%) Reuters
8 9 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.35%) Dell
10 7 (1.18%) Cognos
11 6 (1.01%) Remedy
12 5 (0.84%) Calypso
12 5 (0.84%) TIBCO
13 4 (0.67%) Google
13 4 (0.67%) IBM
13 4 (0.67%) MicroStrategy
13 4 (0.67%) TOWER Software
14 3 (0.51%) Murex
14 3 (0.51%) Workday
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