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 7 May 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 95 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 24 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.07% 1.01% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 2.65% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 14
Average daily rate
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£385 £316 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £300 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £325 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.81 £22.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+7.01% -41.13%
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
739 792 708
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 32.93% 38.02% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 463 428
Average daily rate £363 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 40 65
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £21.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 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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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 -10 5 £393 +26.10%
Gosport +20 4 £375 -
Basingstoke - 4 - -
Farnborough - 3 - -
Fareham - 1 £210 -
Havant - 1 £350 -
Portsmouth - 1 £340 -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 29 (56.86%) MS Excel
2 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
3 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
5 20 (39.22%) HP
6 19 (37.25%) ISTQB
6 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
7 18 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
7 18 (35.29%) Citrix
7 18 (35.29%) SAN
7 18 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 16 (31.37%) SQL
8 16 (31.37%) Knowledge Management
9 14 (27.45%) Oracle
10 12 (23.53%) .NET
10 12 (23.53%) Windows
11 11 (21.57%) Oracle EBS
11 11 (21.57%) C#
12 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
13 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
14 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
14 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
14 8 (15.69%) MS Access
15 6 (11.76%) Finance
15 6 (11.76%) VB
16 5 (9.80%) MS Office
16 5 (9.80%) Migration
16 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
17 4 (7.84%) Coaching

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 (1.96%) MS Project Server
1 1 (1.96%) LiveCycle
1 1 (1.96%) Node.js
Applications
1 29 (56.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 2 (3.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (35.29%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.69%) MS Access
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) Xcelsius
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MSI
1 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.76%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Military
3 3 (5.88%) Publishing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Programmer
4 6 (11.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (9.80%) VBA Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Access Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Excel Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Defect Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) .NET Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.96%) Administrator
9 1 (1.96%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.96%) C# Developer
9 1 (1.96%) Project Coordinator
9 1 (1.96%) Test Engineer
9 1 (1.96%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) .NET
2 8 (15.69%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.88%) XML
4 2 (3.92%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.96%) CSS
5 1 (1.96%) Web Services
5 1 (1.96%) HTML
5 1 (1.96%) MDX
5 1 (1.96%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.96%) Handset
3 1 (1.96%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Software Testing
2 16 (31.37%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 4 (7.84%) Coaching
4 4 (7.84%) Validation
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.92%) Information Security
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.96%) RAD
7 1 (1.96%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.96%) Scrum
7 1 (1.96%) TDD
7 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) SQL
2 11 (21.57%) C#
3 10 (19.61%) VB.NET
4 8 (15.69%) JavaScript
4 8 (15.69%) PL/SQL
5 6 (11.76%) VB
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Java
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.96%) C++
Qualifications
1 28 (54.90%) Security Cleared
2 23 (45.10%) SC Cleared
3 19 (37.25%) ISTQB
4 18 (35.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (17.65%) DV Cleared
6 4 (7.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.96%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) HP
3 18 (35.29%) Citrix
4 14 (27.45%) Oracle
5 3 (5.88%) Intergraph
6 2 (3.92%) ArcSight
6 2 (3.92%) Lumension
6 2 (3.92%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee
7 1 (1.96%) Adobe
7 1 (1.96%) Business Objects