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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 117 97 94
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.11% 1.29% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 3.19% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
Average daily rate £310 £390 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.51% -5.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £304 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £403 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -1.92%
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
597 847 648
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 31.39% 40.58% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 372 409 352
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 46
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £22.69 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.48 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southampton +16 1 £295 -24.84%
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle BI EE
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
3 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (46.67%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (13.33%) VB
7 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Data Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) OBIEE Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) OBIEE Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Project Leader
4 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Access Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Database Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Defect Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VBA Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (53.33%) Data Modelling
3 7 (46.67%) Dashboard Development
4 5 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Data Management
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Service Management
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) VB6
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Citrix
3 3 (20.00%) HP