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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 80 65 59
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.74% 1.01% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.83% 2.29% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £319 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +27.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £429 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +24.35%
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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
492 436 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 40.29% 44.08% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 289 232
Average daily rate £363 £300 £321
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 12
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.72% +44.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 4 (33.33%) MS Access
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) NHS
6 3 (25.00%) FileMaker
6 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) Multimedia
6 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (16.67%) SAS
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) VB
8 1 (8.33%) OLAP
8 1 (8.33%) MS Project

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) GPRS
1 1 (8.33%) 3G
1 1 (8.33%) 2G
1 1 (8.33%) RNC
1 1 (8.33%) HSPA
1 1 (8.33%) LTE
1 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (33.33%) MS Access
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (25.00%) FileMaker
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) QlikView
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP
6 1 (8.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (8.33%) Big Data
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
General
1 3 (25.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 2 (16.67%) MI Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Access Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Report Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 3 (25.00%) NHS
2 3 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Reconciliation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (8.33%) Actix
3 1 (8.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks