The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 24 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 1 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.61% 0.61% 11.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.41% 3.13% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
VBA
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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
27 32 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 21.77% 19.51% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 27
Average daily rate £385 £319 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -24.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £406 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) ETL
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Business Objects
3 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 9 (60.00%) MS Access
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (33.33%) Xcelsius
6 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 2 (13.33%) Retail
9 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (6.67%) Analytics
10 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
10 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) MS Access
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Xcelsius
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) MI Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) MI Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Database Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Excel Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ETL
2 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Business Objects
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle