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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 298 213 188
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -25
Contract jobs citing VBA 383 569 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 1.12% 1.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.99% 2.90% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 404 341
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.94 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.95 £31.20 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
19293 19598 18151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 39.18% 38.53% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13434 13342 11961
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 397 397
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -67 213 £425 -5.55% 39
South East +11 54 £328 +0.76% 8
Yorkshire +6 39 £378 +25.83% 6
East Midlands +3 17 £425 +214.81% 2
South West -24 17 £310 -15.93% 3
East of England -2 16 £300 -14.28% 12
North West -23 13 £350 +9.17% 7
West Midlands -44 7 £400 +33.33% 4
North East -55 5 £310 +3.33% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 486 (58.55%) SQL
2 337 (40.60%) Finance
3 283 (34.10%) MS Excel
4 260 (31.33%) C#
4 260 (31.33%) SQL Server
5 227 (27.35%) Microsoft
6 205 (24.70%) .NET
7 170 (20.48%) Banking
8 141 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
9 132 (15.90%) VB
10 118 (14.22%) Oracle
11 110 (13.25%) MS Access
12 109 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 105 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 104 (12.53%) MS Office
15 100 (12.05%) T-SQL
16 93 (11.20%) Front Office
17 90 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
18 77 (9.28%) SharePoint
19 76 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
20 73 (8.80%) Data Analysis
21 71 (8.55%) Degree
22 65 (7.83%) VB.NET
22 65 (7.83%) C++
22 65 (7.83%) JavaScript
23 64 (7.71%) Java
24 63 (7.59%) Windows
24 63 (7.59%) Fixed Income
25 62 (7.47%) Python
25 62 (7.47%) 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 77 (9.28%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.78%) SAS
3 35 (4.22%) IIS
4 31 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (1.45%) Confluence
6 7 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
7 6 (0.72%) MS Exchange
7 6 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (0.60%) CMS
8 5 (0.60%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.48%) Apache
10 3 (0.36%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.36%) MTS
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Pig
11 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.24%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.24%) JBoss
11 2 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.12%) Drupal
12 1 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 283 (34.10%) MS Excel
2 104 (12.53%) MS Office
3 42 (5.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 42 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
4 19 (2.29%) MS Project
5 18 (2.17%) SPSS
6 12 (1.45%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.36%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.36%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.12%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.12%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.48%) Global One
2 3 (0.36%) Cognos Planning
2 3 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.36%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.36%) HFM
2 3 (0.36%) Misys Opics
3 2 (0.24%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.12%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 4 (0.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.24%) SaaS
3 2 (0.24%) SmartFocus
3 2 (0.24%) Taleo
4 1 (0.12%) AdWords
4 1 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (0.96%) HTTP
1 8 (0.96%) TCP/IP
2 6 (0.72%) DNS
2 6 (0.72%) Firewall
2 6 (0.72%) VPN
2 6 (0.72%) Wireless
3 5 (0.60%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.48%) 3G
4 4 (0.48%) DHCP
4 4 (0.48%) Internet
4 4 (0.48%) Intranet
5 2 (0.24%) Extranet
5 2 (0.24%) LAN
6 1 (0.12%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) Skype
6 1 (0.12%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (31.33%) SQL Server
2 110 (13.25%) MS Access
3 109 (13.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 105 (12.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 56 (6.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 52 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 50 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 40 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
8 40 (4.82%) QlikView
9 39 (4.70%) Data Warehouse
10 29 (3.49%) Oracle Database
11 23 (2.77%) Crystal Reports
12 22 (2.65%) MySQL
12 22 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
14 17 (2.05%) Data Mining
14 17 (2.05%) PowerPivot
14 17 (2.05%) RDBMS
15 16 (1.93%) Big Data
16 15 (1.81%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 42 (5.06%) Visual Studio
2 28 (3.37%) Subversion
3 23 (2.77%) JIRA
4 16 (1.93%) HP UFT
5 13 (1.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 10 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 9 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.96%) Maven
8 8 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
9 7 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 7 (0.84%) Git (software)
10 6 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.72%) JMeter
10 6 (0.72%) TeamCity
11 5 (0.60%) ClearCase
11 5 (0.60%) FitNesse
11 5 (0.60%) Selenium
11 5 (0.60%) WebDriver
12 4 (0.48%) LoadRunner
12 4 (0.48%) SilkPerformer
General
1 337 (40.60%) Finance
2 170 (20.48%) Banking
3 93 (11.20%) Front Office
4 51 (6.14%) Investment Banking
5 38 (4.58%) Retail
6 29 (3.49%) Marketing
7 17 (2.05%) Back Office
8 15 (1.81%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.45%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.33%) Legal
11 7 (0.84%) Advertising
11 7 (0.84%) Billing
11 7 (0.84%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.60%) Electronics
13 4 (0.48%) Law
13 4 (0.48%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.36%) Automotive
15 2 (0.24%) Local Government
15 2 (0.24%) Military
15 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 393 (47.35%) Developer
2 292 (35.18%) Analyst
3 140 (16.87%) VBA Developer
4 116 (13.98%) SQL Developer
5 84 (10.12%) C# Developer
6 79 (9.52%) Data Analyst
7 67 (8.07%) Excel Developer
8 61 (7.35%) Excel VBA Developer
9 58 (6.99%) .NET Developer
10 48 (5.78%) Business Analyst
11 44 (5.30%) Access Developer
12 43 (5.18%) Excel Analyst
13 42 (5.06%) SQL Analyst
14 41 (4.94%) Support Analyst
15 39 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
16 31 (3.73%) Access VBA Developer
17 30 (3.61%) Applications Support
17 30 (3.61%) Consultant
18 22 (2.65%) Quantitative Developer
18 22 (2.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 205 (24.70%) .NET
2 60 (7.23%) .NET Framework
3 59 (7.11%) XML
4 56 (6.75%) jQuery
5 51 (6.14%) HTML
6 46 (5.54%) ASP.NET
7 41 (4.94%) Classic ASP
8 36 (4.34%) Web Services
9 34 (4.10%) WinForms
9 34 (4.10%) WPF
10 32 (3.86%) CSS
11 28 (3.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (2.29%) Unity DI Container
13 14 (1.69%) WCF
14 13 (1.57%) Ajax
14 13 (1.57%) MDX
14 13 (1.57%) XHTML
15 12 (1.45%) HTML5
16 11 (1.33%) Entity Framework
16 11 (1.33%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 141 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (7.59%) Fixed Income
3 48 (5.78%) Mathematics
3 48 (5.78%) Visualisation
4 46 (5.54%) Derivative
5 29 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 29 (3.49%) Statistics
6 19 (2.29%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.17%) Credit Risk
8 17 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (2.05%) NHS
9 14 (1.69%) Data Extraction
9 14 (1.69%) Equities
9 14 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (1.45%) Market Risk
11 11 (1.33%) Economics
11 11 (1.33%) Reference Data
12 9 (1.08%) CMDB
12 9 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
13 8 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 63 (7.59%) Windows
2 24 (2.89%) Windows 7
3 23 (2.77%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.29%) Unix
5 10 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.08%) Linux
7 8 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.72%) Solaris
9 4 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) AIX
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
3 73 (8.80%) Data Analysis
4 62 (7.47%) Analytics
5 54 (6.51%) Asset Management
6 46 (5.54%) Data Management
7 44 (5.30%) Migration
8 43 (5.18%) Data Modelling
9 42 (5.06%) ITIL
10 40 (4.82%) MVC
10 40 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (4.70%) OO
11 39 (4.70%) Validation
12 36 (4.34%) Risk Management
13 35 (4.22%) RAD
13 35 (4.22%) SDLC
14 33 (3.98%) Unit Testing
15 31 (3.73%) Business Analysis
15 31 (3.73%) User Acceptance Testing
15 31 (3.73%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 486 (58.55%) SQL
2 260 (31.33%) C#
3 132 (15.90%) VB
4 100 (12.05%) T-SQL
5 65 (7.83%) C++
5 65 (7.83%) JavaScript
5 65 (7.83%) VB.NET
6 64 (7.71%) Java
7 62 (7.47%) Python
8 56 (6.75%) VBScript
9 49 (5.90%) VB6
10 48 (5.78%) PowerShell
11 37 (4.46%) PL/SQL
12 32 (3.86%) R
13 18 (2.17%) C
14 13 (1.57%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.20%) PHP
16 8 (0.96%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.84%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.84%) Perl
Qualifications
1 71 (8.55%) Degree
2 38 (4.58%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 15 (1.81%) PhD
5 12 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (0.96%) HND
8 5 (0.60%) MCSA
8 5 (0.60%) MCSE
9 4 (0.48%) CCA
9 4 (0.48%) ISEB
9 4 (0.48%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.36%) A+ Certification
10 3 (0.36%) ACCA
10 3 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.36%) MOS
10 3 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.36%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.36%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (4.70%) QA
2 12 (1.45%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (0.48%) Basel III
4 4 (0.48%) MiFID
5 2 (0.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.12%) FATCA
6 1 (0.12%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.12%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.24%) HDFS
3 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.24%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.12%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (1.08%) Control-M
2 5 (0.60%) BladeLogic
2 5 (0.60%) SCCM
3 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.24%) Puppet
5 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 227 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 118 (14.22%) Oracle
3 42 (5.06%) Tableau
4 37 (4.46%) SAP
5 30 (3.61%) Sybase
6 24 (2.89%) Bloomberg
7 17 (2.05%) Remedy
8 15 (1.81%) Reuters
9 13 (1.57%) HP
9 13 (1.57%) Teradata
10 12 (1.45%) Google
11 9 (1.08%) Charles River
11 9 (1.08%) FactSet
12 8 (0.96%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.96%) Cognos
12 8 (0.96%) IBM
13 5 (0.60%) Infor
13 5 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.60%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.48%) Dynatrace
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