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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 215 200 173
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -27
Contract jobs citing VBA 559 549 628
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.05% 1.09% 1.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 2.91% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 357 397
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 20
Average hourly rate £33.12 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.04% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.20 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.02 £31.50 £37.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.85%
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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
20515 18848 19009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 38.60% 37.46% 39.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 12142 12158
Average daily rate £403 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 454 383 513
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +24 345 £450 - 67
South East -18 43 £325 +7.43% 14
South West -14 35 £425 +26.39% 10
North West -49 29 £325 +16.07% 11
East Midlands +4 23 £325 +1.96% 1
East of England +4 22 £325 +36.84% 7
West Midlands -17 21 £387 +19.00% 2
Yorkshire -27 21 £300 -33.33% 9
North East -19 17 £300 -20.00% 3
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 631 (57.10%) SQL
2 448 (40.54%) Finance
3 368 (33.30%) MS Excel
4 341 (30.86%) SQL Server
5 262 (23.71%) Microsoft
6 242 (21.90%) Banking
7 219 (19.82%) C#
8 213 (19.28%) .NET
9 165 (14.93%) MS Access
10 154 (13.94%) Oracle
11 149 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
12 147 (13.30%) MS Office
13 138 (12.49%) Front Office
14 135 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
15 123 (11.13%) VB
16 112 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 111 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
18 105 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 105 (9.50%) T-SQL
19 103 (9.32%) Windows
20 96 (8.69%) Java
20 96 (8.69%) Data Analysis
21 92 (8.33%) Investment Banking
22 90 (8.14%) ETL
23 87 (7.87%) SAS
24 86 (7.78%) SharePoint
25 84 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
25 84 (7.60%) Relational Database
26 83 (7.51%) Degree
26 83 (7.51%) HTML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 87 (7.87%) SAS
2 86 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.27%) CICS
4 13 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 11 (1.00%) IIS
6 9 (0.81%) WorkSite
7 6 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
9 4 (0.36%) LiveCycle
9 4 (0.36%) CMS
9 4 (0.36%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.36%) Apache
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.27%) Moodle
10 3 (0.27%) Confluence
10 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.18%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.18%) IPython
11 2 (0.18%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 368 (33.30%) MS Excel
2 147 (13.30%) MS Office
3 65 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (3.89%) Spreadsheet
5 28 (2.53%) MS Project
6 20 (1.81%) MS Visio
7 16 (1.45%) SPSS
8 5 (0.45%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.27%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.090%) Windchill
11 1 (0.090%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.090%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.090%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 11 (1.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (0.81%) CODA-Financials
3 8 (0.72%) Global One
4 6 (0.54%) SunGard AvantGard
5 5 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
6 4 (0.36%) IntelliMatch
6 4 (0.36%) Cognos TM1
6 4 (0.36%) Kondor+
6 4 (0.36%) Misys Midas
7 3 (0.27%) Maximo
7 3 (0.27%) SAP FI
8 2 (0.18%) Infor M3
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
8 2 (0.18%) ResourceLink
8 2 (0.18%) Movex
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
8 2 (0.18%) Agresso
8 2 (0.18%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.27%) Google Apps
1 3 (0.27%) SuccessFactors
1 3 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.18%) Boomi
2 2 (0.18%) Office 365
2 2 (0.18%) Google App Engine
2 2 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.090%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.090%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.99%) FTP
2 12 (1.09%) HTTP
3 7 (0.63%) SAN
3 7 (0.63%) Internet
4 5 (0.45%) 3G
4 5 (0.45%) UMTS
4 5 (0.45%) GSM
4 5 (0.45%) 2G
4 5 (0.45%) 4G
5 4 (0.36%) PABX
5 4 (0.36%) ISDN
5 4 (0.36%) LAN
5 4 (0.36%) SMTP
5 4 (0.36%) Firewall
5 4 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.27%) Intranet
6 3 (0.27%) ATM
6 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.27%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (0.18%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 341 (30.86%) SQL Server
2 165 (14.93%) MS Access
3 112 (10.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 105 (9.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (7.60%) Data Warehouse
5 84 (7.60%) Relational Database
6 72 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 60 (5.43%) BusinessObjects
8 47 (4.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 46 (4.16%) Crystal Reports
10 41 (3.71%) QlikView
11 40 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 33 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
13 26 (2.35%) Oracle Database
13 26 (2.35%) RDBMS
14 22 (1.99%) Data Mining
15 20 (1.81%) Essbase
16 18 (1.63%) OLAP
17 16 (1.45%) DB2
18 14 (1.27%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 38 (3.44%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.27%) Subversion
3 13 (1.18%) Toad
3 13 (1.18%) Jenkins
4 12 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 11 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 11 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 9 (0.81%) JUnit
6 9 (0.81%) PowerBuilder
6 9 (0.81%) JIRA
6 9 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (0.81%) Selenium
7 7 (0.63%) InstallShield
7 7 (0.63%) NUnit
8 6 (0.54%) TestNG
8 6 (0.54%) SoapUI
9 5 (0.45%) Hudson
9 5 (0.45%) ERwin
10 4 (0.36%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.36%) CruiseControl
General
1 448 (40.54%) Finance
2 242 (21.90%) Banking
3 138 (12.49%) Front Office
4 92 (8.33%) Investment Banking
5 61 (5.52%) Retail
6 29 (2.62%) Legal
6 29 (2.62%) Financial Institution
7 19 (1.72%) General Ledger
8 17 (1.54%) Marketing
9 16 (1.45%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 13 (1.18%) Back Office
12 9 (0.81%) Law
13 8 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.54%) Military
14 6 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.45%) Publishing
15 5 (0.45%) French Language
16 4 (0.36%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 508 (45.97%) Developer
2 434 (39.28%) Analyst
3 145 (13.12%) VBA Developer
4 130 (11.76%) Data Analyst
5 106 (9.59%) Excel Developer
6 80 (7.24%) Business Analyst
7 72 (6.52%) Excel VBA Developer
8 68 (6.15%) SQL Developer
9 41 (3.71%) MI Analyst
9 41 (3.71%) RAD Developer
10 38 (3.44%) C# Developer
11 37 (3.35%) Applications Support
11 37 (3.35%) Support Analyst
12 35 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
13 34 (3.08%) Access Developer
14 32 (2.90%) Analyst Developer
15 29 (2.62%) .NET Developer
16 28 (2.53%) Report Analyst
17 25 (2.26%) Information Analyst
18 24 (2.17%) MI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 213 (19.28%) .NET
2 83 (7.51%) HTML
3 69 (6.24%) ASP.NET
4 65 (5.88%) XML
5 43 (3.89%) CSS
6 37 (3.35%) Web Services
7 25 (2.26%) WPF
8 19 (1.72%) jQuery
9 17 (1.54%) MDX
10 15 (1.36%) .NET Framework
11 14 (1.27%) REST
12 13 (1.18%) JSON
13 12 (1.09%) SOAP
14 11 (1.00%) WinForms
14 11 (1.00%) HTML5
15 10 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (0.90%) WCF
15 10 (0.90%) ADO
16 7 (0.63%) ODBC
16 7 (0.63%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 149 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (5.97%) Fixed Income
3 54 (4.89%) Derivative
4 40 (3.62%) Market Risk
5 39 (3.53%) Management Information System
6 36 (3.26%) NHS
7 31 (2.81%) Mathematics
8 30 (2.71%) Computer Science
9 29 (2.62%) Credit Risk
10 27 (2.44%) Statistics
11 25 (2.26%) Data Extraction
12 24 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 22 (1.99%) Equities
14 20 (1.81%) Visualisation
15 16 (1.45%) Hedge funds
16 14 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 14 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
17 10 (0.90%) N-Tier
18 9 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
18 9 (0.81%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 103 (9.32%) Windows
2 33 (2.99%) UNIX
3 19 (1.72%) Windows 7
4 18 (1.63%) Linux
5 15 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.09%) MVS
8 11 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (0.54%) Windows XP
10 5 (0.45%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.27%) Solaris
11 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.18%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.18%) Android
12 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.090%) OS/390
13 1 (0.090%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
2 111 (10.05%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (8.69%) Data Analysis
4 90 (8.14%) ETL
5 82 (7.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 80 (7.24%) Analytics
7 77 (6.97%) RAD
8 69 (6.24%) Migration
9 62 (5.61%) Data Modelling
10 57 (5.16%) Data Management
11 56 (5.07%) Risk Management
12 49 (4.43%) User Acceptance Testing
13 48 (4.34%) Business Analysis
13 48 (4.34%) Project Management
14 45 (4.07%) Asset Management
15 40 (3.62%) SDLC
16 36 (3.26%) OO
17 32 (2.90%) Validation
18 31 (2.81%) TDD
19 29 (2.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 631 (57.10%) SQL
2 219 (19.82%) C#
3 123 (11.13%) VB
4 105 (9.50%) T-SQL
5 96 (8.69%) Java
6 76 (6.88%) C++
7 73 (6.61%) JavaScript
8 68 (6.15%) Python
9 58 (5.25%) VB.NET
10 37 (3.35%) PowerShell
11 30 (2.71%) R
12 27 (2.44%) VBScript
13 23 (2.08%) Perl
13 23 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 21 (1.90%) MATLAB
15 18 (1.63%) C
16 16 (1.45%) COBOL
17 15 (1.36%) Shell Script
18 14 (1.27%) Ruby
19 12 (1.09%) JCL
Qualifications
1 83 (7.51%) Degree
2 47 (4.25%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.36%) PhD
6 4 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.18%) ACCA
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.090%) OCA
8 1 (0.090%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.090%) PMP
8 1 (0.090%) MCP
8 1 (0.090%) MCSE
8 1 (0.090%) MCSA
8 1 (0.090%) CISA
8 1 (0.090%) CIMA
8 1 (0.090%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.53%) QA
2 17 (1.54%) SLA
3 13 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 10 (0.90%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.36%) FATCA
6 4 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.36%) Basel II
7 3 (0.27%) Basel III
7 3 (0.27%) COREP
8 2 (0.18%) EMIR
9 1 (0.090%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.090%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.090%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.36%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.090%) NFS
5 1 (0.090%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.090%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.090%) Samba
5 1 (0.090%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 19 (1.72%) Control-M
2 13 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 11 (1.00%) SCCM
4 7 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.54%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.18%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.18%) WMI
6 2 (0.18%) ArcSight ESM
7 1 (0.090%) SCOM
7 1 (0.090%) Nagios
Vendors
1 262 (23.71%) Microsoft
2 154 (13.94%) Oracle
3 38 (3.44%) Cognos
4 37 (3.35%) Tableau
5 31 (2.81%) SAP
6 28 (2.53%) HP
7 25 (2.26%) Bloomberg
8 19 (1.72%) IBM
8 19 (1.72%) Sybase
8 19 (1.72%) CODA
9 17 (1.54%) SunGard
10 16 (1.45%) Teradata
11 15 (1.36%) Reuters
11 15 (1.36%) Hyperion
12 10 (0.90%) Citrix
12 10 (0.90%) VMware
13 9 (0.81%) Alteryx
14 7 (0.63%) Remedy
14 7 (0.63%) Informatica
14 7 (0.63%) MicroStrategy
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