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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 31 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 0.56% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.56% 1.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
78 144 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 39.20% 40.45% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 64 44
Average daily rate £375 £298 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 6
Average hourly rate - £33.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
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
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VBA Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Excel Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Excel VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft