The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 44 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.34% 0.72% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 2.13% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £150 £313 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -1.92%
VBA
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
147 94 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 50.34% 33.94% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 58 69
Average daily rate £293 £290 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 16
Average hourly rate £40.25 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.16% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

VBA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL