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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 206 163 162
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 242 300 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.11% 1.35% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 3.25% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 233 210
Median daily rate £440 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £314
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £20.75 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £18.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 £18.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
9474 9217 9297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.59% 41.57% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7216 6709 6894
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 69 63
Median hourly rate £29.25 £30.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £19.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £52.19 £160.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -9 45 £475 +9.19% 19
Croydon - 5 £175 - 1
Canary Wharf +5 2 £500 -4.76%
New Malden - 2 - -
Docklands, London +9 1 - -
Hounslow - 1 £275 -
Romford - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 286 (54.17%) SQL
2 250 (47.35%) Finance
3 198 (37.50%) C#
4 192 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 161 (30.49%) SQL Server
6 153 (28.98%) .NET
7 151 (28.60%) Banking
8 129 (24.43%) Microsoft
9 102 (19.32%) Front Office
10 84 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
11 78 (14.77%) MS Office
12 76 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (13.26%) Oracle
13 70 (13.26%) VB
13 70 (13.26%) Windows
14 60 (11.36%) C++
15 57 (10.80%) Fixed Income
16 54 (10.23%) VBScript
17 53 (10.04%) Investment Banking
17 53 (10.04%) Asset Management
18 52 (9.85%) Degree
19 51 (9.66%) T-SQL
20 50 (9.47%) MS Access
20 50 (9.47%) Derivative
21 49 (9.28%) Python
22 47 (8.90%) Analytics
23 46 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
24 43 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 43 (8.14%) Data Analysis
25 42 (7.95%) Unit Testing

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 27 (5.11%) SharePoint
2 25 (4.73%) SAS
3 24 (4.55%) IIS
4 13 (2.46%) Confluence
5 8 (1.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.76%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.57%) CMS
8 3 (0.57%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.38%) Node.js
10 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.19%) Drupal
10 1 (0.19%) MTS
Applications
1 192 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 78 (14.77%) MS Office
3 31 (5.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (5.49%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (1.89%) MS Project
6 9 (1.70%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.57%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.57%) LaTeX
7 3 (0.57%) SPSS
8 1 (0.19%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 8 (1.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.76%) Global One
3 3 (0.57%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.57%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.38%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.76%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.57%) SmartFocus
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.38%) Taleo
4 1 (0.19%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.14%) HTTP
1 6 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.95%) Wireshark
3 4 (0.76%) DHCP
3 4 (0.76%) DNS
3 4 (0.76%) Firewall
3 4 (0.76%) VPN
4 3 (0.57%) Internet
5 2 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) FTP
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (30.49%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.47%) MS Access
3 43 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 40 (7.58%) Relational Database
5 34 (6.44%) Data Warehouse
6 32 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (5.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 27 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 24 (4.55%) Oracle Database
10 17 (3.22%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (2.65%) Big Data
12 14 (2.65%) Data Mining
13 13 (2.46%) QlikView
13 13 (2.46%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
15 11 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (1.70%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 18 (3.41%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.22%) HP UFT
3 14 (2.65%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 13 (2.46%) JIRA
5 12 (2.27%) Subversion
6 6 (1.14%) Maven
6 6 (1.14%) TeamCity
7 5 (0.95%) FitNesse
7 5 (0.95%) Selenium
7 5 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.57%) CMake
9 3 (0.57%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.38%) Yeoman
11 1 (0.19%) JUnit
11 1 (0.19%) PowerBuilder
General
1 250 (47.35%) Finance
2 151 (28.60%) Banking
3 102 (19.32%) Front Office
4 53 (10.04%) Investment Banking
5 27 (5.11%) Retail
6 14 (2.65%) Marketing
7 13 (2.46%) Back Office
8 9 (1.70%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.33%) Legal
10 5 (0.95%) Billing
10 5 (0.95%) Law
11 3 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.38%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.38%) Local Government
12 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.19%) Electronics
13 1 (0.19%) French Language
13 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.19%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 272 (51.52%) Developer
2 165 (31.25%) Analyst
3 93 (17.61%) VBA Developer
4 84 (15.91%) C# Developer
5 58 (10.98%) Excel Developer
6 53 (10.04%) Excel VBA Developer
7 52 (9.85%) .NET Developer
8 50 (9.47%) SQL Developer
9 42 (7.95%) C# .NET Developer
10 32 (6.06%) Data Analyst
11 29 (5.49%) Quantitative Developer
12 25 (4.73%) SQL Analyst
13 24 (4.55%) Support Analyst
14 22 (4.17%) Business Analyst
15 21 (3.98%) Excel Analyst
15 21 (3.98%) Front Office Developer
16 20 (3.79%) C++ Developer
17 19 (3.60%) Access Developer
18 18 (3.41%) Senior Developer
19 17 (3.22%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (28.98%) .NET
2 40 (7.58%) WinForms
3 39 (7.39%) .NET Framework
3 39 (7.39%) WPF
4 33 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 31 (5.87%) XML
6 26 (4.92%) HTML
7 23 (4.36%) Web Services
8 16 (3.03%) jQuery
9 15 (2.84%) WCF
10 9 (1.70%) MDX
11 8 (1.52%) OOXML
12 7 (1.33%) CSS
12 7 (1.33%) HTML5
12 7 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.95%) Ajax
13 5 (0.95%) Spring.NET
13 5 (0.95%) Task Parallel Library
13 5 (0.95%) Unity DI Container
14 4 (0.76%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 84 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.80%) Fixed Income
3 50 (9.47%) Derivative
4 32 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 28 (5.30%) Visualisation
6 16 (3.03%) Equities
6 16 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 15 (2.84%) Statistics
8 14 (2.65%) Market Risk
9 13 (2.46%) Credit Risk
10 11 (2.08%) Computer Science
10 11 (2.08%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (1.52%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.52%) NHS
12 7 (1.33%) CMDB
13 6 (1.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 5 (0.95%) Data Extraction
14 5 (0.95%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 70 (13.26%) Windows
2 26 (4.92%) Windows 7
3 18 (3.41%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.08%) Unix
5 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.52%) Linux
7 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.57%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (14.39%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (10.04%) Asset Management
3 47 (8.90%) Analytics
4 46 (8.71%) Business Intelligence
5 43 (8.14%) Data Analysis
6 42 (7.95%) Unit Testing
7 38 (7.20%) Data Modelling
7 38 (7.20%) OO
8 37 (7.01%) Risk Management
9 35 (6.63%) RAD
10 29 (5.49%) Migration
11 28 (5.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (5.11%) Data Management
12 27 (5.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (3.79%) ETL
13 20 (3.79%) OOD
13 20 (3.79%) Validation
14 19 (3.60%) Portfolio Management
14 19 (3.60%) SDLC
15 17 (3.22%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 286 (54.17%) SQL
2 198 (37.50%) C#
3 70 (13.26%) VB
4 60 (11.36%) C++
5 54 (10.23%) VBScript
6 51 (9.66%) T-SQL
7 49 (9.28%) Python
8 38 (7.20%) Java
9 34 (6.44%) VB.NET
10 32 (6.06%) JavaScript
11 24 (4.55%) PowerShell
12 20 (3.79%) MATLAB
13 19 (3.60%) PL/SQL
14 18 (3.41%) VB6
15 17 (3.22%) R
16 11 (2.08%) C
17 7 (1.33%) Perl
18 5 (0.95%) VC++
19 4 (0.76%) Shell Script
20 3 (0.57%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 52 (9.85%) Degree
2 15 (2.84%) PhD
3 10 (1.89%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.14%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.95%) MCSA
6 5 (0.95%) MCSE
7 3 (0.57%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.57%) ISEB
7 3 (0.57%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.57%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.38%) PMP
9 1 (0.19%) ACCA
9 1 (0.19%) CFA
9 1 (0.19%) CIMA
9 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.44%) QA
2 13 (2.46%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.76%) MiFID
4 3 (0.57%) Basel III
4 3 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) FATCA
6 1 (0.19%) ISO20022
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) HDFS
2 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (0.95%) SCCM
2 4 (0.76%) Control-M
3 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.57%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 129 (24.43%) Microsoft
2 70 (13.26%) Oracle
3 31 (5.87%) Sybase
4 23 (4.36%) Bloomberg
5 17 (3.22%) Tableau
6 14 (2.65%) Reuters
7 13 (2.46%) Cognos
8 11 (2.08%) HP
9 10 (1.89%) SAP
10 9 (1.70%) Charles River
10 9 (1.70%) FactSet
11 5 (0.95%) Google
11 5 (0.95%) iManage
11 5 (0.95%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.76%) Citrix
12 4 (0.76%) IBM
12 4 (0.76%) SolarWinds
12 4 (0.76%) Sun
13 3 (0.57%) BMC
13 3 (0.57%) Informatica
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