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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 72 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 1.55% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 3.66% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 12
Average daily rate
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£275 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £219 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £356 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
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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
369 383 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 34.88% 42.32% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 252 238
Average daily rate £340 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 3
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +105.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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
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 22 October 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MS Access
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
5 2 (22.22%) FileMaker
5 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (11.11%) QlikView
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) WinForms

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) FileMaker
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (11.11%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (22.22%) Multimedia
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) MI Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) MI Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Report Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
4 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (11.11%) WinForms Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle