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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 139 179 74
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -105
Contract jobs citing VBA 350 287 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.60% 1.25% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.82% 3.10% 6.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 179 409
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -13.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £246 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £625 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £295
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.56 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -18.18%
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
9167 9273 8497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.83% 40.32% 40.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6619 6707 6203
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 72 84
Average hourly rate £27.37 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.80% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.00 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £133.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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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 +36 128 £450 +5.88% 25
Docklands, London +8 6 £425 -8.30%
Uxbridge +2 2 £225 +18.42% 1
Bromley - 2 £275 -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Beckenham - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 402 (55.22%) SQL
2 258 (35.44%) Finance
3 221 (30.36%) Banking
4 217 (29.81%) SQL Server
5 214 (29.40%) MS Excel
6 175 (24.04%) C#
7 172 (23.63%) Front Office
8 165 (22.66%) .NET
9 141 (19.37%) Microsoft
10 119 (16.35%) Java
11 115 (15.80%) RAD
12 96 (13.19%) Investment Banking
13 88 (12.09%) Python
14 86 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
15 85 (11.68%) Oracle
16 84 (11.54%) Fixed Income
16 84 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
17 83 (11.40%) MS Access
18 79 (10.85%) MS Office
19 78 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 78 (10.71%) Derivative
20 72 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 72 (9.89%) Degree
21 71 (9.75%) XML
21 71 (9.75%) SQL Server 2008
22 70 (9.62%) Analytics
23 67 (9.20%) T-SQL
23 67 (9.20%) Data Analysis
24 65 (8.93%) ETL
25 62 (8.52%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 52 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 39 (5.36%) SAS
3 7 (0.96%) Oracle Application Server
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle 10gAS
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.41%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.41%) IIS
7 2 (0.27%) Apache
7 2 (0.27%) Confluence
7 2 (0.27%) Node.js
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (0.14%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 214 (29.40%) MS Excel
2 79 (10.85%) MS Office
3 35 (4.81%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (1.65%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.37%) MS Project
7 9 (1.24%) SPSS
8 6 (0.82%) InfoPath
8 6 (0.82%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.27%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.14%) InDesign
11 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 16 (2.20%) thinkFolio
2 9 (1.24%) Endur
3 8 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.10%) LatentZero
3 8 (1.10%) ZaiNet
4 4 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.55%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.41%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.41%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.41%) Hyperion Planning
6 2 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.27%) Summit
6 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.14%) Siebel Analytics
7 1 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.27%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.10%) SAN
2 7 (0.96%) Internet
3 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.41%) DNS
4 3 (0.41%) SSL
4 3 (0.41%) LDAP
4 3 (0.41%) Extranet
4 3 (0.41%) NAS
5 2 (0.27%) Intranet
5 2 (0.27%) LAN
5 2 (0.27%) WAN
5 2 (0.27%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (29.81%) SQL Server
2 83 (11.40%) MS Access
3 78 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 72 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 71 (9.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 61 (8.38%) Data Warehouse
7 44 (6.04%) Relational Database
8 42 (5.77%) QlikView
9 34 (4.67%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (4.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 23 (3.16%) Data Mining
11 23 (3.16%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.61%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.20%) OLAP
14 14 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (1.65%) Big Data
15 12 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (1.51%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (1.37%) Hadoop
18 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 20 (2.75%) JIRA
1 20 (2.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 17 (2.34%) Subversion
2 17 (2.34%) Visual Studio
3 10 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.96%) ClearQuest
4 7 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (0.55%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.55%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.55%) PowerBuilder
7 3 (0.41%) Selenium
7 3 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.27%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.27%) NUnit
8 2 (0.27%) Toad
8 2 (0.27%) NSubstitute
8 2 (0.27%) Zephyr
General
1 258 (35.44%) Finance
2 221 (30.36%) Banking
3 172 (23.63%) Front Office
4 96 (13.19%) Investment Banking
5 42 (5.77%) Retail
6 22 (3.02%) Publishing
7 16 (2.20%) Retail Banking
8 15 (2.06%) Back Office
9 14 (1.92%) Law
10 12 (1.65%) Legal
10 12 (1.65%) Marketing
11 11 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
12 8 (1.10%) French Language
13 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.41%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.41%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.27%) Games
15 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.14%) Advertising
16 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 407 (55.91%) Developer
2 242 (33.24%) Analyst
3 119 (16.35%) Excel Developer
4 91 (12.50%) VBA Developer
5 65 (8.93%) Data Analyst
5 65 (8.93%) RAD Developer
6 55 (7.55%) SQL Developer
7 49 (6.73%) Excel VBA Developer
8 45 (6.18%) Business Analyst
9 40 (5.49%) Senior Developer
10 36 (4.95%) C# Developer
11 29 (3.98%) Quantitative Developer
12 27 (3.71%) .NET Developer
13 26 (3.57%) Applications Support
14 25 (3.43%) Front Office Developer
14 25 (3.43%) Support Analyst
14 25 (3.43%) Python Developer
15 24 (3.30%) Analyst Developer
16 20 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
16 20 (2.75%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 165 (22.66%) .NET
2 71 (9.75%) XML
3 46 (6.32%) HTML
4 36 (4.95%) CSS
4 36 (4.95%) XSLT
5 33 (4.53%) ASP.NET
6 21 (2.88%) WPF
7 20 (2.75%) WCF
8 19 (2.61%) jQuery
9 15 (2.06%) .NET Framework
10 13 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 12 (1.65%) HTML5
12 10 (1.37%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (1.37%) RESTful
12 10 (1.37%) ActiveX
12 10 (1.37%) JSP
13 9 (1.24%) WinForms
13 9 (1.24%) JSON
13 9 (1.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 9 (1.24%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.54%) Fixed Income
1 84 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (10.71%) Derivative
3 58 (7.97%) Equities
4 35 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (4.81%) Visualisation
5 33 (4.53%) Statistics
6 30 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
7 27 (3.71%) Credit Risk
8 24 (3.30%) NHS
9 22 (3.02%) Mathematics
10 21 (2.88%) Market Risk
11 19 (2.61%) Data Conversion
12 16 (2.20%) Management Information System
13 14 (1.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 13 (1.79%) Swaptions
15 9 (1.24%) Computer Science
15 9 (1.24%) Data Extraction
16 7 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
17 6 (0.82%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.52%) Windows
2 22 (3.02%) UNIX
3 16 (2.20%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.65%) Linux
5 11 (1.51%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.41%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (15.80%) RAD
2 86 (11.81%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (9.62%) Analytics
4 67 (9.20%) Data Analysis
5 65 (8.93%) ETL
6 54 (7.42%) Business Intelligence
7 50 (6.87%) Data Modelling
8 45 (6.18%) Risk Management
9 39 (5.36%) OO
9 39 (5.36%) Business Analysis
10 34 (4.67%) Migration
11 33 (4.53%) Asset Management
12 31 (4.26%) TDD
13 27 (3.71%) Quantitative Analysis
13 27 (3.71%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (3.43%) Data Management
15 24 (3.30%) Scrum
16 22 (3.02%) Validation
17 20 (2.75%) Content Management
17 20 (2.75%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 402 (55.22%) SQL
2 175 (24.04%) C#
3 119 (16.35%) Java
4 88 (12.09%) Python
5 67 (9.20%) T-SQL
6 60 (8.24%) JavaScript
7 59 (8.10%) VB
8 49 (6.73%) C++
9 34 (4.67%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.88%) VBScript
11 19 (2.61%) PL/SQL
12 18 (2.47%) MATLAB
12 18 (2.47%) R
13 17 (2.34%) Golang
14 13 (1.79%) C
15 12 (1.65%) VB6
16 10 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 8 (1.10%) Shell Script
17 8 (1.10%) Perl
18 7 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (9.89%) Degree
2 20 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 9 (1.24%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.55%) ISEB
8 3 (0.41%) IIBA
8 3 (0.41%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.41%) PhD
9 2 (0.27%) MCP
9 2 (0.27%) MCSE
9 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.14%) CBAP
10 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ACCA
10 1 (0.14%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.22%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) AIFMD
3 2 (0.27%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) Basel II
3 2 (0.27%) CRD IV
3 2 (0.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) Basel III
4 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.51%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) NFS
3 3 (0.41%) Samba
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (2.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
2 4 (0.55%) Control-M
3 3 (0.41%) SCCM
4 2 (0.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.14%) WMI
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 141 (19.37%) Microsoft
2 85 (11.68%) Oracle
3 41 (5.63%) Tableau
4 21 (2.88%) Bloomberg
5 20 (2.75%) Business Objects
5 20 (2.75%) Cognos
6 17 (2.34%) Teradata
7 11 (1.51%) Alteryx
8 9 (1.24%) Trayport
8 9 (1.24%) HP
8 9 (1.24%) Reuters
9 7 (0.96%) IBM
9 7 (0.96%) Fidessa
9 7 (0.96%) Sybase
9 7 (0.96%) Talend
10 5 (0.69%) DevExpress
10 5 (0.69%) Citrix
10 5 (0.69%) TIBCO
10 5 (0.69%) VMware
11 4 (0.55%) Perforce
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