The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 56 58 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.06% 1.14% 1.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 2.86% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £253 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
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
222 245 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.69% 39.84% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 132 200
Average daily rate £365 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £21.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Welwyn Garden City 0 3 £388 -3.12%
Rickmansworth - 2 £463 -
Stevenage - - - -
Borehamwood - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) Teradata
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (25.00%) Solaris
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) OLAP
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (16.67%) ETL
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) QlikView
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (16.67%) QlikView
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (16.67%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Capacity Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Product Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 3 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Teradata
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle