The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 53 51
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.20% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.56% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -12.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Programming Languages Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
156 180 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.10% 36.51% 39.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 126 93
Median daily rate £423 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.90% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £36.50 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Essex region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Essex

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Essex region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

VBA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 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 Essex region with a requirement for VBA.

1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) XenApp
4 1 (20.00%) MOS
4 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Front Office
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Essbase
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (20.00%) DRM
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Essbase
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Front Office
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) DRM
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle