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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 19 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 3.47% - 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.35% - 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate
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£310 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £293
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
- -14.28%
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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
31 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 17.92% 17.05% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 24
Average daily rate £310 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 1 April 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Halifax

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Data Management
6 2 (25.00%) PL/1
7 1 (12.50%) Perl
7 1 (12.50%) Workflow
7 1 (12.50%) Web Design
7 1 (12.50%) Migration
7 1 (12.50%) VB
7 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (12.50%) R
7 1 (12.50%) Tableau
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Excel Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Lead Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) PL/1
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) R
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau