The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Halifax region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 13 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 12 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 7.32% 1.12% 5.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.55% 6.90% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 13
Average daily rate
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£476 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.07% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £350 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £350 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £34.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-16.78% +30.47%
Programming Languages Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 13.41% 16.20% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 40
Average daily rate £450 £350 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -19.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

VBA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (83.33%) ETL
3 9 (75.00%) Business Objects
3 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (75.00%) MS Access
4 8 (66.67%) Finance
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (41.67%) Xcelsius
6 5 (41.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) Banking
8 2 (16.67%) Retail
8 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
9 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
9 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (8.33%) Analytics
9 1 (8.33%) Data Management
9 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Halifax 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.

Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) MS Access
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (58.33%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (41.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Xcelsius
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) MI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Excel Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) ETL
2 7 (58.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Business Objects