The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 20 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.73% 1.74% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.51% 10.71% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £410 £291 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.77% +1.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £330 £314
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.26%
VBA
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 27.61% 16.28% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 13
Median daily rate £421 £285 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £250 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

VBA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB
3 1 (20.00%) PL/1
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Excel Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft