The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 54 69 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.77% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £468 £256 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+82.43% -43.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
VBA
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
178 261 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.34% 32.02% 36.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 126 123
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -12.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.94 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £43.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £468 -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) Retail

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Solaris Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity and Performance Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Capacity Management
1 4 (80.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) MATLAB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata