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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 25 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.40% 0.63% 5.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.29% 4.35% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £300 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +25.33%
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
14 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 9.79% 14.47% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 19
Average daily rate £394 £380 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +9.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £157 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £475 £430
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 £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
4 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 5 (50.00%) MS Access
4 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Banking
6 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (30.00%) Xcelsius
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) Analytics
8 1 (10.00%) Perl
8 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (10.00%) Workflow
8 1 (10.00%) Web Design

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MS Access
2 5 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (30.00%) Xcelsius
4 3 (30.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) MI Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) MI Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) Web Design
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Tableau