The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 56 36
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.42% 2.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.71% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Average daily rate - £185 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
VBA
South West

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

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 280 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 47.97% 58.82% 42.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 181 87
Average daily rate £400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 17
Average hourly rate £44.10 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.25 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire