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 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 101 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 25 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.13% 1.37% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 3.87% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
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£365 £290 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +30.55%
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
854 594 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.71% 35.27% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 331 302
Average daily rate £350 £330 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £244 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 61
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £13.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 December 2014. 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 -22 8 £390 +12.87%
Farnborough - 3 £495 - 3
Winchester - 1 £240 -
Basingstoke - 1 £240 -
Andover - - - -
Southampton - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
2 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
3 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
4 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
5 18 (47.37%) HP
6 14 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 12 (31.58%) Knowledge Management
7 12 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (31.58%) Citrix
7 12 (31.58%) SAN
8 8 (21.05%) QA
9 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
9 7 (18.42%) Oracle
9 7 (18.42%) MS Office
10 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) VB
10 6 (15.79%) Project Management
10 6 (15.79%) MOS
10 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
11 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (13.16%) Document Management
11 5 (13.16%) Military
11 5 (13.16%) Quality Management
11 5 (13.16%) .NET
11 5 (13.16%) MS Access
12 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
12 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 (2.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.63%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 27 (71.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (18.42%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.63%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MS Access
2 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) QlikView
5 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.63%) OLAP
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (13.16%) Military
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Tester
4 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Defect Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Access Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Database Developer
6 1 (2.63%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.63%) VBA Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) OLE
3 2 (5.26%) MDX
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.63%) CSS
4 1 (2.63%) Web Services
4 1 (2.63%) Ajax
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Software Testing
1 12 (31.58%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (15.79%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) Test Strategy
3 5 (13.16%) Document Management
3 5 (13.16%) Quality Management
4 3 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) Validation
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Security Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
1 6 (15.79%) VB
2 4 (10.53%) VB.NET
3 3 (7.89%) C#
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.63%) VB6
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (55.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 19 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 12 (31.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (18.42%) DV Cleared
5 6 (15.79%) MOS
6 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) HP
3 12 (31.58%) Citrix
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle
5 2 (5.26%) Intergraph
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.63%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (2.63%) SAP
6 1 (2.63%) Adobe
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