The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.55% 1.31% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.38% 3.03% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -36.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +34.72%
VBA
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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 Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
42 66 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.95% 43.14% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 43 44
Average daily rate £300 £320 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VBA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (25.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (25.00%) NHS
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Legal

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Billing
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Excel Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Excel VBA Developer
1 2 (50.00%) VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Manager
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Information Governance
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) MicroStrategy