The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 96 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 18 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.64% 1.35% 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 2.76% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Average daily rate £375 £325 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +27.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £291
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
VBA
West Yorkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
750 651 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 48.08% 48.65% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 448 413
Average daily rate £400 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.57% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £21.50 £15.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £35.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -2.73%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
3 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (25.00%) VB
4 9 (25.00%) Oracle
4 9 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
5 7 (19.44%) VBScript
5 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (16.67%) Dynatrace
6 6 (16.67%) Gatling
6 6 (16.67%) The Grinder
6 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 6 (16.67%) Scala
6 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
6 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 6 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 6 (16.67%) New Relic
6 6 (16.67%) VisualVM
6 6 (16.67%) YourKit
6 6 (16.67%) AppDynamics
6 6 (16.67%) Java
6 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (16.67%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (30.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.11%) MS Office
3 3 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.56%) SPSS
5 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) 2G
1 1 (2.78%) 3G
1 1 (2.78%) 4G
1 1 (2.78%) GSM
1 1 (2.78%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (2.78%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Data Mining
5 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (5.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.78%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
7 1 (2.78%) MS Access
7 1 (2.78%) OLAP
7 1 (2.78%) SAP BW
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 6 (16.67%) Gatling
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.67%) JIRA
1 6 (16.67%) JMeter
1 6 (16.67%) LoadRunner
1 6 (16.67%) Maven
1 6 (16.67%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 6 (16.67%) The Grinder
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 6 (16.67%) VisualVM
1 6 (16.67%) YourKit
2 1 (2.78%) ERwin
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Performance Test Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support
3 5 (13.89%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (8.33%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 6 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (16.67%) Spring
1 6 (16.67%) XML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) NHS
3 3 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.33%) Statistics
4 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.56%) Economics
4 2 (5.56%) Physics
5 1 (2.78%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) Data Modelling
3 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 5 (13.89%) Release Management
3 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
4 4 (11.11%) Data Management
4 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.11%) ETL
4 4 (11.11%) Operations Management
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Management
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 18 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) VB
3 7 (19.44%) VBScript
4 6 (16.67%) CoffeeScript
4 6 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (16.67%) Python
4 6 (16.67%) Ruby
4 6 (16.67%) Scala
5 5 (13.89%) C#
5 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) R
6 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.78%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) CCA
3 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) AppDynamics
3 6 (16.67%) Dynatrace
3 6 (16.67%) IBM
3 6 (16.67%) New Relic
4 2 (5.56%) Capita
5 1 (2.78%) CA
5 1 (2.78%) Cognos
5 1 (2.78%) Ericsson
5 1 (2.78%) Netezza
5 1 (2.78%) Nokia
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Tableau