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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 56 43 53
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.41% 1.22% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.76% 3.64% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -13.40%
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
263 110 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 54.00% 33.43% 64.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 54 143
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £274 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £442 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 32
Average hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £14.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 3 March 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.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - - - - 2
Cirencester - - - -
VBA
South West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 6 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB
5 2 (20.00%) Toad
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Teradata
6 1 (10.00%) DTS
6 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) SAS
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) DTS
3 1 (10.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Retail
3 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Business Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Excel Developer
4 2 (20.00%) MI Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Trainee Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Trainee
5 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) MI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SAS BI Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ETL
4 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Macro
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Teradata
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle