The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Kent region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 40 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.35% 0.73% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 2.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -30.00%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
119 88 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 42.20% 32.00% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 57 40
Average daily rate £303 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £47.00 £27.39 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.57% +56.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
South East

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Kent

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 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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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
Maidstone - - - -
West Malling - - - -
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) VBA Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Excel Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft