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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 68 40 75
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +35
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 3.00% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 7.48% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 6
Average daily rate
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- £345 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.73
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -19.46%
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
308 214 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 41.45% 40.15% 43.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 123 231
Average daily rate £360 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 25
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.22 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £50.00 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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 20 August 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
Welwyn Garden City -5 1 - -
Letchworth - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stevenage - - - - 1
Watford - - - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) MS Access
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) PDM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) EMC
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) VBA Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Access Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Product Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) PDM
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) EMC