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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 55 54 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.70% 0.57% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 1.44% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £300 £240 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.28% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.31 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-26.60% -22.00%

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
174 208 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 40.75% 39.77% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 146 81
Median daily rate £375 £381 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 15
Median hourly rate £36.00 £44.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £33.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Colchester - 1 £300 -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 4 (30.77%) MOS
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (15.38%) Java
7 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 2 (15.38%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) Front Office
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) Essbase
8 1 (7.69%) Marketing
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (7.69%) SCCM
8 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Analytics
8 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
8 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (7.69%) Relational Database

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 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (84.62%) MS Office
3 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Essbase
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Front Office
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) IT Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Support Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Specialist
4 3 (23.08%) Support Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Applications Support Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
5 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
5 2 (15.38%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Analytics
1 1 (7.69%) DRM
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
1 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
1 1 (7.69%) OO
1 1 (7.69%) OOP
1 1 (7.69%) Service Management
1 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MOS
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
1 2 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CODA
3 1 (7.69%) Cognos
3 1 (7.69%) Hyperion
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow