The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / London
Rank 227 178 135
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -43
Contract jobs citing VBA 188 284 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.35% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 3.20% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 191 284
Median daily rate £413 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -89.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -12.34%

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
8778 8877 9015
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.43% 42.08% 42.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6561 6580 6680
Median daily rate £475 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.15% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 62 46
Median hourly rate £46.75 £40.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.87% +46.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.65 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -27 26 £330 -34.00% 13
Docklands, London - 2 £413 -
Kingston Upon Thames -8 1 £250 - 1
Westminster - 1 £380 -
Brentford - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 199 (52.37%) SQL
2 194 (51.05%) Finance
3 140 (36.84%) MS Excel
4 123 (32.37%) SQL Server
5 103 (27.11%) Banking
6 95 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 91 (23.95%) .NET
7 91 (23.95%) C#
8 65 (17.11%) Oracle
8 65 (17.11%) Front Office
9 63 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
9 63 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
10 55 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (13.42%) MS Access
12 46 (12.11%) Degree
12 46 (12.11%) Analytics
13 45 (11.84%) VB
14 41 (10.79%) Data Analysis
15 40 (10.53%) Investment Banking
16 37 (9.74%) Windows
17 36 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 35 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 35 (9.21%) MS Office
19 34 (8.95%) Migration
20 33 (8.68%) VB.NET
21 32 (8.42%) T-SQL
22 31 (8.16%) Java
22 31 (8.16%) Python
22 31 (8.16%) .NET Framework
22 31 (8.16%) Mathematics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (6.05%) SharePoint
2 13 (3.42%) SAS
3 6 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.32%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.05%) Confluence
5 4 (1.05%) IIS
5 4 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.79%) CMS
6 3 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.53%) Apache
7 2 (0.53%) Drupal
7 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 140 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 35 (9.21%) MS Office
3 29 (7.63%) Spreadsheet
4 21 (5.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.63%) MS Project
6 8 (2.11%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.05%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.05%) SAP HCM
3 3 (0.79%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.79%) Summit
4 2 (0.53%) Cognos Planning
4 2 (0.53%) Relativity
4 2 (0.53%) Ringtail
4 2 (0.53%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.53%) Veritas eDiscovery
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.26%) Infor SunSystems
5 1 (0.26%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
5 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.74%) Microsoft Azure
1 18 (4.74%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.26%) SaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.26%) Broadband
1 1 (0.26%) LDAP
1 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (32.37%) SQL Server
2 51 (13.42%) MS Access
3 36 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 35 (9.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 25 (6.58%) Oracle Database
7 24 (6.32%) Power BI
8 22 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 19 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
11 14 (3.68%) Data Mining
12 13 (3.42%) OLAP
12 13 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (3.42%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (3.16%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (3.16%) SQL Server 2000
14 11 (2.89%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (2.89%) QlikView
15 6 (1.58%) Big Data
15 6 (1.58%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (2.89%) JIRA
2 9 (2.37%) Selenium
2 9 (2.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 8 (2.11%) Subversion
4 7 (1.84%) Cucumber
5 5 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (1.05%) Build Forge
6 4 (1.05%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.05%) Hudson
6 4 (1.05%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (0.79%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.79%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.53%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.53%) TestComplete
8 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
General
1 194 (51.05%) Finance
2 103 (27.11%) Banking
3 65 (17.11%) Front Office
4 40 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 23 (6.05%) Retail
6 9 (2.37%) Marketing
7 8 (2.11%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.84%) Back Office
9 6 (1.58%) Legal
9 6 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.05%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.79%) Local Government
11 3 (0.79%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.53%) Automotive
12 2 (0.53%) French Language
12 2 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Electronics
13 1 (0.26%) Games
13 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 209 (55.00%) Developer
2 155 (40.79%) Analyst
3 61 (16.05%) VBA Developer
4 50 (13.16%) Data Analyst
5 45 (11.84%) Excel Developer
5 45 (11.84%) SQL Developer
6 40 (10.53%) C# Developer
7 38 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
8 37 (9.74%) .NET Developer
9 33 (8.68%) Excel VBA Developer
10 31 (8.16%) Business Analyst
11 30 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
12 26 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (6.05%) Access Developer
14 22 (5.79%) Excel Analyst
15 18 (4.74%) Front Office Developer
16 17 (4.47%) Access VBA Developer
16 17 (4.47%) SQL Data Analyst
17 14 (3.68%) Report Analyst
17 14 (3.68%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (23.95%) .NET
2 31 (8.16%) .NET Framework
3 17 (4.47%) WPF
4 15 (3.95%) XML
5 14 (3.68%) WinForms
6 11 (2.89%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.89%) HTML
6 11 (2.89%) REST
7 10 (2.63%) WCF
8 8 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (2.11%) Entity Framework
9 6 (1.58%) CSS
9 6 (1.58%) J2EE
10 5 (1.32%) D3.js
10 5 (1.32%) JSON
10 5 (1.32%) Spring
10 5 (1.32%) Web Services
11 4 (1.05%) JPA
11 4 (1.05%) jQuery
11 4 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.58%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (6.58%) Fixed Income
3 21 (5.53%) Equities
4 20 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 19 (5.00%) Derivative
6 17 (4.47%) Computer Science
7 16 (4.21%) Market Risk
8 12 (3.16%) Credit Risk
9 7 (1.84%) Algorithms
9 7 (1.84%) Equity Derivative
10 6 (1.58%) Reinsurance
11 5 (1.32%) Clustering
11 5 (1.32%) FMCG
12 4 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.05%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.79%) NHS
13 3 (0.79%) Swaptions
13 3 (0.79%) User Experience
13 3 (0.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.74%) Windows
2 14 (3.68%) Windows Server
3 12 (3.16%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.16%) Windows XP
4 9 (2.37%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.58%) Unix
6 2 (0.53%) Linux
7 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
2 55 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (12.11%) Analytics
4 41 (10.79%) Data Analysis
5 34 (8.95%) Migration
6 31 (8.16%) Mathematics
7 29 (7.63%) Unit Testing
8 26 (6.84%) Visualisation
9 24 (6.32%) RAD
10 22 (5.79%) Asset Management
11 21 (5.53%) Data Modelling
11 21 (5.53%) Risk Management
11 21 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.26%) MVC
13 19 (5.00%) Investment Management
14 17 (4.47%) Data Analytics
14 17 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (4.21%) Data Management
15 16 (4.21%) ETL
16 14 (3.68%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 199 (52.37%) SQL
2 91 (23.95%) C#
3 45 (11.84%) VB
4 33 (8.68%) VB.NET
5 32 (8.42%) T-SQL
6 31 (8.16%) Java
6 31 (8.16%) Python
7 26 (6.84%) JavaScript
8 21 (5.53%) C++
9 16 (4.21%) VB6
10 11 (2.89%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.89%) VBScript
11 10 (2.63%) C
11 10 (2.63%) R
12 9 (2.37%) PowerShell
13 8 (2.11%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.84%) Perl
15 5 (1.32%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.05%) Go
16 4 (1.05%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 46 (12.11%) Degree
2 11 (2.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.58%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (1.32%) ACCA
5 4 (1.05%) CIMA
6 3 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) AAT
7 2 (0.53%) CFA
7 2 (0.53%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.05%) QA
2 16 (4.21%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.84%) Solvency II
4 6 (1.58%) IFRS
4 6 (1.58%) IFRS 9
5 4 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.53%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
6 2 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.26%) Basel II
7 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.26%) EMIR
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) IAG
2 1 (0.26%) XenApp
2 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) Control-M
1 2 (0.53%) EnCase
1 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.26%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 95 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (17.11%) Oracle
3 22 (5.79%) Bloomberg
4 20 (5.26%) Tableau
5 18 (4.74%) SAP
6 11 (2.89%) Sybase
6 11 (2.89%) Teradata
7 9 (2.37%) Reuters
8 6 (1.58%) Cognos
8 6 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.32%) Calypso
9 5 (1.32%) Mapinfo
9 5 (1.32%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (1.05%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.79%) Fidessa
11 3 (0.79%) IBM
11 3 (0.79%) Murex
11 3 (0.79%) Remedy
11 3 (0.79%) Workday
12 2 (0.53%) FactSet
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