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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 101 95 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.62% 1.02% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 2.59% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Average daily rate
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£328 £400 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% +36.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £384 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £435 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -18.60%
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
770 696 793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.86% 39.59% 39.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 398 433
Average daily rate £361 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.21% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 57
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.28 £16.49 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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
Basingstoke +11 1 £238 -40.62%
Portsmouth - 1 £350 -
Southampton - - - - 2
Winchester - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 29 (74.36%) MS Excel
2 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 25 (64.10%) ISTQB
4 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 24 (61.54%) HP
5 23 (58.97%) QA
6 22 (56.41%) SC Cleared
7 20 (51.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 19 (48.72%) MS Office
8 19 (48.72%) Quality Management
9 17 (43.59%) MOS
10 13 (33.33%) Project Management
10 13 (33.33%) Document Management
10 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
11 9 (23.08%) Military
11 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
12 8 (20.51%) SQL
13 7 (17.95%) Knowledge Management
14 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
15 5 (12.82%) .NET
16 4 (10.26%) VB
17 3 (7.69%) C#
17 3 (7.69%) SAN
17 3 (7.69%) Citrix
17 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
17 3 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
18 2 (5.13%) VB6

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 29 (74.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (48.72%) MS Office
3 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.56%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) OLAP
2 1 (2.56%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (23.08%) Military
2 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Tester
2 11 (28.21%) Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) QA Tester
4 6 (15.38%) QA Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Excel Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (5.13%) VBA Developer
7 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Data Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.56%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Flash
3 1 (2.56%) OLE
3 1 (2.56%) MDX
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) JPA
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Windows
1 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
1 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
1 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Quality Management
2 13 (33.33%) Document Management
2 13 (33.33%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 7 (17.95%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (2.56%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (2.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.56%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.56%) System Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Revenue Management
5 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) VB.NET
3 4 (10.26%) VB
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.13%) VB6
6 1 (2.56%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (64.10%) ISTQB
2 24 (61.54%) Security Cleared
3 22 (56.41%) SC Cleared
4 20 (51.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 17 (43.59%) MOS
6 9 (23.08%) DV Cleared
7 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 24 (61.54%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Software AG
4 1 (2.56%) webMethods
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Dell
4 1 (2.56%) EMC