The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 117 104 91
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.32% 0.58% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.89% 1.52% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Average daily rate
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£420 £238 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.84% -40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £227 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £307 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.85%
VBA
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
784 788 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.69% 38.23% 40.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 422 426
Average daily rate £355 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.10 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Hampshire region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport +8 4 £420 +29.23%
Southampton -1 1 - - 2
Andover - 1 £306 -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) MS Access
5 6 (30.00%) HP
6 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) VB
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
9 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
9 2 (10.00%) Lumension

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (5.00%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) MS Access
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Military
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) ArcSight Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Programmer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Access Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Excel Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) NHS Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Defect Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Regular Expression
2 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) MDX
3 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) V-Model
3 1 (5.00%) Open Source
3 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.00%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
5 2 (10.00%) McAfee
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) ArcSight
5 2 (10.00%) Lumension
6 1 (5.00%) Adobe