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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 158 155 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -59
Contract jobs citing VBA 332 328 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.43% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 3.42% 4.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 221 344
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -41.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.67%
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
9871 9585 9984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 41.83% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7239 6955 7071
Average daily rate £450 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 59 122
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.99 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.22% -14.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.65 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £49.25 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 July 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 July 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 +12 133 £450 - 33
Canary Wharf -11 3 £525 -
Bromley -1 2 £250 +11.11%
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Docklands, London -11 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £388 - 1
South Croydon - 1 £212 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 405 (58.95%) SQL
2 276 (40.17%) Finance
3 215 (31.30%) Banking
4 205 (29.84%) SQL Server
5 197 (28.68%) MS Excel
6 169 (24.60%) C#
7 163 (23.73%) Front Office
8 155 (22.56%) .NET
9 125 (18.20%) Microsoft
10 94 (13.68%) Oracle
11 88 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
11 88 (12.81%) Investment Banking
12 84 (12.23%) RAD
13 83 (12.08%) Fixed Income
14 79 (11.50%) MS Access
15 76 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 75 (10.92%) ETL
17 69 (10.04%) Python
17 69 (10.04%) Derivative
17 69 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
18 68 (9.90%) Java
19 67 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
20 66 (9.61%) Data Analysis
21 60 (8.73%) Degree
21 60 (8.73%) MS Office
21 60 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
22 58 (8.44%) Relational Database
22 58 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 57 (8.30%) Windows
24 54 (7.86%) Analytics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (7.57%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.97%) SAS
3 12 (1.75%) CICS
4 7 (1.02%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.87%) IIS
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.73%) IPython
7 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.29%) Apache
8 2 (0.29%) CMS
8 2 (0.29%) LiveCycle
8 2 (0.29%) Confluence
8 2 (0.29%) Node.js
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.15%) Drupal
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
Applications
1 197 (28.68%) MS Excel
2 60 (8.73%) MS Office
3 28 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
4 24 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.47%) MS Project
5 17 (2.47%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.16%) SPSS
7 5 (0.73%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.58%) InfoPath
9 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.60%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (1.16%) Global One
3 5 (0.73%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (0.58%) CODA-Financials
4 4 (0.58%) Kondor+
4 4 (0.58%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.44%) Maximo
5 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (0.29%) Primavera
6 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.29%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.29%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.15%) HFM
7 1 (0.15%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.15%) Summit
7 1 (0.15%) Endur
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.75%) FTP
2 4 (0.58%) ISDN
2 4 (0.58%) LAN
2 4 (0.58%) PABX
3 3 (0.44%) Internet
3 3 (0.44%) Extranet
3 3 (0.44%) SAN
4 2 (0.29%) SMTP
5 1 (0.15%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (29.84%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.50%) MS Access
3 76 (11.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (9.75%) Data Warehouse
5 60 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
6 58 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 58 (8.44%) Relational Database
7 44 (6.40%) QlikView
8 32 (4.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 31 (4.51%) Data Mining
10 27 (3.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 26 (3.78%) RDBMS
12 16 (2.33%) Oracle Database
13 15 (2.18%) DB2
14 14 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 12 (1.75%) IMS/DB
16 11 (1.60%) OLAP
16 11 (1.60%) Essbase
16 11 (1.60%) Hyperion Smart View
16 11 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (2.18%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.04%) JIRA
3 11 (1.60%) Subversion
4 7 (1.02%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (1.02%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (1.02%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.73%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.73%) Selenium
6 5 (0.73%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (0.58%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.58%) JUnit
7 4 (0.58%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.44%) Hudson
8 3 (0.44%) JMeter
9 2 (0.29%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.29%) Build Forge
9 2 (0.29%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 276 (40.17%) Finance
2 215 (31.30%) Banking
3 163 (23.73%) Front Office
4 88 (12.81%) Investment Banking
5 34 (4.95%) Retail
6 16 (2.33%) Back Office
6 16 (2.33%) General Ledger
7 15 (2.18%) Retail Banking
8 13 (1.89%) Corporate Banking
8 13 (1.89%) Legal
9 11 (1.60%) French Language
9 11 (1.60%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.87%) Marketing
12 5 (0.73%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.44%) Turkish Language
13 3 (0.44%) Advertising
13 3 (0.44%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Billing
15 1 (0.15%) Law
Job Titles
1 347 (50.51%) Developer
2 243 (35.37%) Analyst
3 89 (12.95%) VBA Developer
4 86 (12.52%) Excel Developer
5 67 (9.75%) Data Analyst
6 53 (7.71%) Business Analyst
7 51 (7.42%) SQL Developer
7 51 (7.42%) RAD Developer
8 49 (7.13%) Excel VBA Developer
9 35 (5.09%) C# Developer
10 34 (4.95%) Applications Support
11 31 (4.51%) Senior Developer
12 30 (4.37%) .NET Developer
13 26 (3.78%) Support Analyst
14 22 (3.20%) Senior Analyst
15 21 (3.06%) Technical Analyst
16 19 (2.77%) Report Analyst
16 19 (2.77%) Quantitative Developer
17 17 (2.47%) Information Analyst
18 16 (2.33%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (22.56%) .NET
2 48 (6.99%) HTML
3 41 (5.97%) XML
4 37 (5.39%) ASP.NET
5 30 (4.37%) WPF
6 27 (3.93%) CSS
7 18 (2.62%) WCF
8 17 (2.47%) .NET Framework
9 10 (1.46%) WinForms
9 10 (1.46%) Web Services
10 9 (1.31%) XSL
10 9 (1.31%) JSON
10 9 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.02%) jQuery
12 6 (0.87%) FpML
12 6 (0.87%) XSLT
13 5 (0.73%) Servlets
13 5 (0.73%) SciPy
13 5 (0.73%) NumPy
13 5 (0.73%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 83 (12.08%) Fixed Income
2 69 (10.04%) Derivative
2 69 (10.04%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.53%) Equities
4 33 (4.80%) Credit Risk
5 32 (4.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (4.37%) Visualisation
7 29 (4.22%) Market Risk
8 28 (4.08%) Equity Derivative
9 25 (3.64%) Statistics
10 23 (3.35%) NHS
11 22 (3.20%) Mathematics
12 19 (2.77%) Data Extraction
12 19 (2.77%) Management Information System
13 15 (2.18%) Swaptions
14 14 (2.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 10 (1.46%) Computer Science
15 10 (1.46%) Hedge funds
16 9 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
17 7 (1.02%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.30%) Windows
2 24 (3.49%) UNIX
3 15 (2.18%) Windows 7
3 15 (2.18%) Linux
4 10 (1.46%) MVS
5 6 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.44%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.29%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.15%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (12.81%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (12.23%) RAD
3 75 (10.92%) ETL
4 66 (9.61%) Data Analysis
5 54 (7.86%) Analytics
6 50 (7.28%) Risk Management
7 47 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
8 39 (5.68%) Business Analysis
9 38 (5.53%) Data Modelling
10 33 (4.80%) Migration
10 33 (4.80%) Data Management
11 31 (4.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (4.51%) OO
12 30 (4.37%) Project Management
13 29 (4.22%) Asset Management
13 29 (4.22%) SDLC
14 28 (4.08%) TDD
15 25 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (2.91%) Workflow
17 19 (2.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 405 (58.95%) SQL
2 169 (24.60%) C#
3 69 (10.04%) Python
4 68 (9.90%) Java
5 49 (7.13%) JavaScript
5 49 (7.13%) T-SQL
6 45 (6.55%) VB
7 43 (6.26%) C++
8 24 (3.49%) VB.NET
9 19 (2.77%) PL/SQL
10 14 (2.04%) Perl
11 13 (1.89%) MATLAB
12 12 (1.75%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.75%) R
12 12 (1.75%) COBOL
12 12 (1.75%) VBScript
13 10 (1.46%) JCL
14 9 (1.31%) Go
15 8 (1.16%) PHP
16 7 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (8.73%) Degree
2 11 (1.60%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
6 3 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.15%) OCA
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.15%) MCP
8 1 (0.15%) MCSE
8 1 (0.15%) MCSA
8 1 (0.15%) PhD
8 1 (0.15%) ACCA
8 1 (0.15%) CIMA
8 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (4.08%) QA
2 9 (1.31%) SLA
3 6 (0.87%) Dodd-Frank
4 5 (0.73%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.58%) FATCA
5 4 (0.58%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.44%) Basel II
7 2 (0.29%) Basel III
7 2 (0.29%) EMIR
7 2 (0.29%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
8 1 (0.15%) COREP
System Software
1 9 (1.31%) 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 (2.47%) Control-M
2 11 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.02%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) WMI
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 125 (18.20%) Microsoft
2 94 (13.68%) Oracle
3 35 (5.09%) Tableau
4 23 (3.35%) Business Objects
5 18 (2.62%) Bloomberg
6 13 (1.89%) Cognos
7 12 (1.75%) Hyperion
8 11 (1.60%) Reuters
8 11 (1.60%) Alteryx
9 10 (1.46%) Teradata
9 10 (1.46%) SAP
10 9 (1.31%) Sybase
11 7 (1.02%) IBM
11 7 (1.02%) Talend
12 6 (0.87%) DevExpress
12 6 (0.87%) SunGard
12 6 (0.87%) HP
12 6 (0.87%) Citrix
12 6 (0.87%) Informatica
13 5 (0.73%) CODA
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