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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 76 78 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 19 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.29% 0.80% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 1.89% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 2
Average daily rate £335 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £268 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £423 £293
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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
607 477 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.15% 42.21% 43.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 346 295
Average daily rate £425 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 8 February 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 8 February 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 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (30.30%) Oracle
3 9 (27.27%) VB
4 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
4 8 (24.24%) XML
5 7 (21.21%) VBScript
5 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) Python
6 6 (18.18%) Java
6 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 6 (18.18%) IBM
6 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 6 (18.18%) JMeter
6 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
6 6 (18.18%) Spring
6 6 (18.18%) Maven
6 6 (18.18%) Ruby
6 6 (18.18%) SilkPerformer
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (18.18%) QA
6 6 (18.18%) JIRA
6 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
6 6 (18.18%) Scala
6 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
6 6 (18.18%) CoffeeScript
6 6 (18.18%) AngularJS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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 4 (12.12%) SAS
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) 2G
1 4 (12.12%) 3G
1 4 (12.12%) 4G
1 4 (12.12%) GSM
1 4 (12.12%) Radio Access Network
1 4 (12.12%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (6.06%) Base SAS
5 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (6.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
6 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
6 1 (3.03%) SAP HANA
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 6 (18.18%) Gatling
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 6 (18.18%) JIRA
1 6 (18.18%) JMeter
1 6 (18.18%) LoadRunner
1 6 (18.18%) Maven
1 6 (18.18%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (18.18%) SoapUI
1 6 (18.18%) The Grinder
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 6 (18.18%) VisualVM
1 6 (18.18%) YourKit
2 1 (3.03%) ERwin
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Test Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Performance Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) QA Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) QA Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) QA Test Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Business Objects Developer
5 2 (6.06%) RAN Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Business Objects Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XML
2 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 6 (18.18%) Spring
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) NHS
1 4 (12.12%) Statistics
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.03%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Change Management
2 5 (15.15%) ETL
2 5 (15.15%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Release Management
2 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) TDD
4 1 (3.03%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) VB
3 7 (21.21%) VBScript
4 6 (18.18%) CoffeeScript
4 6 (18.18%) Java
4 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 6 (18.18%) Python
4 6 (18.18%) Ruby
4 6 (18.18%) Scala
5 5 (15.15%) C#
5 5 (15.15%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 6 (18.18%) AppDynamics
3 6 (18.18%) Dynatrace
3 6 (18.18%) IBM
3 6 (18.18%) New Relic
4 2 (6.06%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) CA
5 1 (3.03%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Ericsson
5 1 (3.03%) Nokia
5 1 (3.03%) SAP