The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 163 183 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -54
Contract jobs citing VBA 333 298 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.41% 1.23% 1.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.95% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 201 322
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £8.21 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.12 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +62.85%
VBA
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10195 10091 11117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.05% 41.64% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7530 7121 7929
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 65 89
Average hourly rate £27.78 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.63 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.92 £65.31 £59.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in London

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in London

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in London

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in London

VBA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the London region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +34 112 £463 -2.63% 25
Bromley +1 7 £550 -
Canary Wharf -6 3 - -
Brentford -1 2 £325 -16.66%
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Docklands, London -10 1 £475 -9.52%
Croydon - 1 £388 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £325 -
Surbiton - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 368 (55.17%) SQL
2 288 (43.18%) Finance
3 205 (30.73%) MS Excel
4 200 (29.99%) Banking
5 192 (28.79%) SQL Server
6 173 (25.94%) C#
7 154 (23.09%) .NET
8 134 (20.09%) Front Office
9 124 (18.59%) Microsoft
10 97 (14.54%) Oracle
11 95 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (13.79%) Investment Banking
13 77 (11.54%) MS Access
14 74 (11.09%) RAD
14 74 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
15 71 (10.64%) MS Office
16 67 (10.04%) ETL
17 64 (9.60%) Data Analysis
18 61 (9.15%) Windows
19 60 (9.00%) T-SQL
19 60 (9.00%) Fixed Income
20 59 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
20 59 (8.85%) Analytics
21 58 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 57 (8.55%) C++
22 57 (8.55%) Relational Database
23 53 (7.95%) Java
23 53 (7.95%) Python
23 53 (7.95%) Derivative
24 52 (7.80%) VB

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 50 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 35 (5.25%) SAS
3 12 (1.80%) CICS
4 9 (1.35%) WorkSite
5 7 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.75%) IIS
7 4 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.45%) Confluence
9 2 (0.30%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.30%) IPython
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.15%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
Applications
1 205 (30.73%) MS Excel
2 71 (10.64%) MS Office
3 30 (4.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (4.50%) Spreadsheet
4 17 (2.55%) MS Project
5 12 (1.80%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.75%) SPSS
6 5 (0.75%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (1.65%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (1.20%) Global One
3 4 (0.60%) Maximo
3 4 (0.60%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.60%) CODA-Financials
3 4 (0.60%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.60%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.60%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.15%) Loanet
5 1 (0.15%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.15%) Endur
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.15%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.15%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.85%) FTP
2 8 (1.20%) HTTP
3 4 (0.60%) ISDN
3 4 (0.60%) LAN
3 4 (0.60%) PABX
4 3 (0.45%) Internet
5 2 (0.30%) DSL
6 1 (0.15%) NAS
6 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 192 (28.79%) SQL Server
2 77 (11.54%) MS Access
3 58 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (8.55%) Relational Database
5 48 (7.20%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 32 (4.80%) QlikView
9 31 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
10 22 (3.30%) RDBMS
11 19 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (2.85%) SQL Server 2005
12 18 (2.70%) Data Mining
12 18 (2.70%) Oracle Database
13 14 (2.10%) DB2
13 14 (2.10%) Crystal Reports
13 14 (2.10%) Essbase
14 13 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.80%) IMS/DB
16 11 (1.65%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 11 (1.65%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.50%) JIRA
3 8 (1.20%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.05%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.75%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (0.75%) JUnit
7 4 (0.60%) Subversion
7 4 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.60%) Hudson
8 3 (0.45%) Build Forge
8 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.45%) Selenium
8 3 (0.45%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.45%) JMeter
9 2 (0.30%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.30%) Maven
9 2 (0.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (0.30%) JBehave
General
1 288 (43.18%) Finance
2 200 (29.99%) Banking
3 134 (20.09%) Front Office
4 92 (13.79%) Investment Banking
5 34 (5.10%) Retail
6 20 (3.00%) Legal
7 16 (2.40%) Financial Institution
8 15 (2.25%) General Ledger
9 11 (1.65%) Marketing
9 11 (1.65%) Back Office
10 9 (1.35%) Law
11 8 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.90%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.60%) French Language
13 4 (0.60%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.60%) Turkish Language
13 4 (0.60%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 313 (46.93%) Developer
2 261 (39.13%) Analyst
3 95 (14.24%) VBA Developer
4 73 (10.94%) Excel Developer
5 69 (10.34%) Data Analyst
6 67 (10.04%) Business Analyst
7 51 (7.65%) Excel VBA Developer
8 40 (6.00%) SQL Developer
8 40 (6.00%) RAD Developer
9 34 (5.10%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.05%) Applications Support
11 25 (3.75%) Senior Analyst
11 25 (3.75%) Analyst Developer
12 22 (3.30%) Support Analyst
13 19 (2.85%) Senior Developer
13 19 (2.85%) .NET Developer
14 18 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
14 18 (2.70%) Quantitative Developer
15 17 (2.55%) Information Analyst
15 17 (2.55%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (23.09%) .NET
2 49 (7.35%) HTML
3 45 (6.75%) ASP.NET
4 40 (6.00%) XML
5 24 (3.60%) WPF
6 22 (3.30%) Web Services
7 17 (2.55%) CSS
8 11 (1.65%) WinForms
8 11 (1.65%) .NET Framework
8 11 (1.65%) JSON
9 10 (1.50%) WCF
9 10 (1.50%) REST
10 7 (1.05%) Software Packaging
10 7 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (1.05%) ADO
11 6 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (0.90%) ODBC
11 6 (0.90%) jQuery
12 5 (0.75%) FpML
12 5 (0.75%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (9.00%) Fixed Income
3 53 (7.95%) Derivative
4 41 (6.15%) Market Risk
5 27 (4.05%) Credit Risk
6 25 (3.75%) Mathematics
6 25 (3.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (3.60%) NHS
7 24 (3.60%) Data Extraction
8 21 (3.15%) Management Information System
8 21 (3.15%) Equities
9 18 (2.70%) Statistics
10 15 (2.25%) Visualisation
11 14 (2.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 14 (2.10%) Equity Derivative
12 10 (1.50%) Hedge funds
13 9 (1.35%) Computer Science
13 9 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
14 8 (1.20%) Mainframe
15 7 (1.05%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 61 (9.15%) Windows
2 25 (3.75%) UNIX
3 15 (2.25%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.50%) MVS
6 9 (1.35%) Linux
7 7 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.15%) OS/390
8 1 (0.15%) zOS
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.24%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (11.09%) RAD
3 67 (10.04%) ETL
4 64 (9.60%) Data Analysis
5 59 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
5 59 (8.85%) Analytics
6 52 (7.80%) Risk Management
7 42 (6.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 41 (6.15%) Project Management
9 40 (6.00%) Data Modelling
10 38 (5.70%) Business Analysis
11 36 (5.40%) Asset Management
12 34 (5.10%) Data Management
13 32 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 31 (4.65%) Migration
15 29 (4.35%) OO
16 27 (4.05%) SDLC
17 22 (3.30%) Scrum
18 20 (3.00%) TDD
19 18 (2.70%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 368 (55.17%) SQL
2 173 (25.94%) C#
3 60 (9.00%) T-SQL
4 57 (8.55%) C++
5 53 (7.95%) Java
5 53 (7.95%) Python
6 52 (7.80%) VB
7 43 (6.45%) JavaScript
8 30 (4.50%) VB.NET
9 19 (2.85%) PowerShell
10 18 (2.70%) R
11 16 (2.40%) Perl
12 15 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.80%) COBOL
14 11 (1.65%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.50%) JCL
15 10 (1.50%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.50%) Ruby
16 5 (0.75%) UniBasic
16 5 (0.75%) VB6
Qualifications
1 50 (7.50%) Degree
2 7 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (0.90%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.75%) PhD
5 4 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.60%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.30%) ACCA
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) OCA
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PMP
7 1 (0.15%) MCP
7 1 (0.15%) MCSE
7 1 (0.15%) MCSA
7 1 (0.15%) CIMA
7 1 (0.15%) MBA
7 1 (0.15%) CFA
7 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.05%) QA
2 10 (1.50%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.35%) SLA
4 7 (1.05%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.75%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (0.60%) FATCA
7 3 (0.45%) COREP
8 2 (0.30%) EMIR
8 2 (0.30%) Basel II
8 2 (0.30%) Basel III
9 1 (0.15%) MiFID
9 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
System Software
1 8 (1.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.15%) Samba
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.55%) Control-M
2 9 (1.35%) SCCM
3 5 (0.75%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.30%) WMI
5 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.15%) Nagios
5 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 124 (18.59%) Microsoft
2 97 (14.54%) Oracle
3 26 (3.90%) Tableau
4 25 (3.75%) Bloomberg
5 17 (2.55%) Sybase
6 14 (2.10%) SAP
6 14 (2.10%) Cognos
6 14 (2.10%) Reuters
6 14 (2.10%) Hyperion
7 12 (1.80%) IBM
7 12 (1.80%) HP
8 7 (1.05%) Informatica
8 7 (1.05%) MicroStrategy
9 6 (0.90%) SunGard
9 6 (0.90%) Alteryx
9 6 (0.90%) WorldPay
10 5 (0.75%) VMware
10 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds
10 5 (0.75%) CODA
10 5 (0.75%) Cisco
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Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Silverlink Technologies
Posted: Yesterday
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day + ++ Neg
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Capita - ITIN
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Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £225 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
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London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
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London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
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City of London
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Incite Insight
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
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London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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City of London
Deerfoot IT
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London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Sanderson
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City of London
Venturi
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