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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 251 174 147
Rank change year-on-year
-77 -27
Contract jobs citing VBA 191 318 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.89% 1.41% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 3.17% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 217 294
Median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £635 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Median hourly rate - £20.75 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -22.00%
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
9767 10025 10226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.74% 44.35% 42.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7321 7524 7773
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 52 72 54
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.23 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.13% -16.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.12 £16.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £54.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -41 38 £425 -15.00% 10
Docklands, London +4 5 £525 +16.66%
Twickenham - 2 £300 -
Westminster - 2 £373 -
Canary Wharf +1 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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.

1 246 (61.19%) SQL
2 195 (48.51%) Finance
3 140 (34.83%) MS Excel
4 112 (27.86%) Banking
5 107 (26.62%) Microsoft
6 103 (25.62%) SQL Server
7 90 (22.39%) C#
8 76 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
9 73 (18.16%) .NET
10 64 (15.92%) Oracle
11 60 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
12 59 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (13.18%) Analytics
14 50 (12.44%) Degree
15 43 (10.70%) MS Access
16 42 (10.45%) Python
16 42 (10.45%) VB
16 42 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 42 (10.45%) Data Analysis
17 41 (10.20%) Investment Banking
18 40 (9.95%) MS Office
18 40 (9.95%) Front Office
19 39 (9.70%) Data Modelling
20 38 (9.45%) T-SQL
21 35 (8.71%) ETL
21 35 (8.71%) Spreadsheet
22 34 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 34 (8.46%) Windows
23 31 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
23 31 (7.71%) SAS

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 31 (7.71%) SAS
2 28 (6.97%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.74%) Apache Spark
4 5 (1.24%) Apache
4 5 (1.24%) CMS
4 5 (1.24%) Confluence
4 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.00%) IIS
6 3 (0.75%) IBM Domino
6 3 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.50%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.25%) MTS
8 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 140 (34.83%) MS Excel
2 40 (9.95%) MS Office
3 35 (8.71%) Spreadsheet
4 31 (7.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.74%) MS Project
6 10 (2.49%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.00%) SAP HCM
2 3 (0.75%) Infor SunSystems
2 3 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.75%) Summit
3 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (0.50%) Relativity
3 2 (0.50%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.50%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.50%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.25%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.99%) Office 365
3 3 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.50%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
4 2 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.25%) DSL
1 1 (0.25%) Skype
1 1 (0.25%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.70%) MS Access
3 42 (10.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (8.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (5.72%) Oracle Database
7 22 (5.47%) Power BI
7 22 (5.47%) QlikView
8 16 (3.98%) BusinessObjects
9 15 (3.73%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (3.48%) Data Mining
10 14 (3.48%) Relational Database
11 11 (2.74%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.49%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (2.24%) GIS
13 9 (2.24%) PowerPivot
14 8 (1.99%) Big Data
14 8 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 7 (1.74%) OLAP
16 6 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (2.99%) JIRA
3 11 (2.74%) Subversion
4 8 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (1.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 6 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.24%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.00%) Build Forge
8 4 (1.00%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.00%) HP UFT
8 4 (1.00%) Hudson
9 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.75%) Selenium
9 3 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.50%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.50%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.50%) WebDriver
General
1 195 (48.51%) Finance
2 112 (27.86%) Banking
3 41 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 40 (9.95%) Front Office
5 21 (5.22%) Retail
6 13 (3.23%) Marketing
7 11 (2.74%) Legal
8 8 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.00%) Billing
10 4 (1.00%) Electronics
10 4 (1.00%) Local Government
11 2 (0.50%) Advertising
11 2 (0.50%) Back Office
11 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.25%) Games
12 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 184 (45.77%) Developer
2 154 (38.31%) Analyst
3 63 (15.67%) VBA Developer
4 46 (11.44%) SQL Developer
5 45 (11.19%) Data Analyst
6 33 (8.21%) Business Analyst
7 27 (6.72%) Excel Developer
7 27 (6.72%) SQL Analyst
8 26 (6.47%) .NET Developer
9 24 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 21 (5.22%) Excel VBA Developer
11 20 (4.98%) Access Developer
12 18 (4.48%) Analyst Developer
13 17 (4.23%) Support Analyst
14 15 (3.73%) Access VBA Developer
14 15 (3.73%) Excel Analyst
14 15 (3.73%) Project Manager
15 14 (3.48%) Report Analyst
16 13 (3.23%) Banking Analyst
16 13 (3.23%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (18.16%) .NET
2 26 (6.47%) XML
3 23 (5.72%) HTML
4 16 (3.98%) .NET Framework
5 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 11 (2.74%) CSS
5 11 (2.74%) WPF
6 9 (2.24%) jQuery
7 8 (1.99%) WCF
7 8 (1.99%) Web Services
8 7 (1.74%) REST
8 7 (1.74%) Spring
9 6 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (1.49%) J2EE
9 6 (1.49%) JSON
10 5 (1.24%) D3.js
10 5 (1.24%) WinForms
11 4 (1.00%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.00%) JPA
11 4 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 76 (18.91%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.72%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.98%) Visualisation
4 19 (4.73%) Fixed Income
4 19 (4.73%) Mathematics
5 17 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (3.98%) Computer Science
7 15 (3.73%) Derivative
8 14 (3.48%) Equities
9 12 (2.99%) Statistics
10 11 (2.74%) Credit Risk
11 8 (1.99%) Market Risk
12 7 (1.74%) Clustering
12 7 (1.74%) Data Integration
12 7 (1.74%) Data Structures
12 7 (1.74%) Reinsurance
12 7 (1.74%) User Experience
13 6 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.49%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.46%) Windows
2 18 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 14 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.49%) Unix
6 6 (1.49%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.24%) Linux
8 4 (1.00%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.75%) Android
10 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (14.93%) Business Intelligence
2 59 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (13.18%) Analytics
4 42 (10.45%) Data Analysis
5 39 (9.70%) Data Modelling
6 35 (8.71%) ETL
7 31 (7.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (7.46%) Migration
9 28 (6.97%) Unit Testing
10 25 (6.22%) Business Analysis
11 24 (5.97%) Asset Management
12 23 (5.72%) RAD
13 22 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (3.98%) OO
15 15 (3.73%) Risk Management
16 14 (3.48%) Data Management
16 14 (3.48%) Validation
17 13 (3.23%) Data Analytics
18 12 (2.99%) MVC
18 12 (2.99%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 246 (61.19%) SQL
2 90 (22.39%) C#
3 42 (10.45%) Python
3 42 (10.45%) VB
4 38 (9.45%) T-SQL
5 30 (7.46%) Java
5 30 (7.46%) JavaScript
6 27 (6.72%) VB.NET
7 23 (5.72%) C++
8 22 (5.47%) PL/SQL
9 20 (4.98%) R
10 16 (3.98%) C
10 16 (3.98%) VBScript
11 14 (3.48%) Perl
11 14 (3.48%) PowerShell
12 10 (2.49%) VB6
13 8 (1.99%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.24%) Apex Code
15 3 (0.75%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (12.44%) Degree
2 11 (2.74%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.24%) ACCA
3 5 (1.24%) CIMA
4 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.75%) AAT
5 3 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.50%) PhD
7 1 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.25%) CBAP
7 1 (0.25%) CISSP
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.25%) MOS
7 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.98%) QA
2 13 (3.23%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.24%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.75%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.50%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
5 2 (0.50%) MiFID
5 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) Basel II
6 1 (0.25%) Basel III
6 1 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.25%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (1.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.25%) XenApp
2 1 (0.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (2.24%) Control-M
2 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.50%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.50%) EnCase
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 107 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.92%) Oracle
3 28 (6.97%) Tableau
4 20 (4.98%) Bloomberg
5 15 (3.73%) SAP
6 13 (3.23%) Reuters
7 8 (1.99%) Sybase
8 7 (1.74%) Mapinfo
9 6 (1.49%) Cognos
9 6 (1.49%) Informatica
9 6 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (1.24%) BMC
10 5 (1.24%) Embarcadero
11 4 (1.00%) Atlassian
11 4 (1.00%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.75%) Citrix
12 3 (0.75%) Infor
12 3 (0.75%) Netezza
12 3 (0.75%) Remedy
12 3 (0.75%) Sophis
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