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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 177 124 185
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +61
Contract jobs citing VBA 293 393 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.39% 1.89% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 4.42% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 315 169
Average daily rate £425 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £26.25 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.61% -4.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-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
8977 8891 8693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.45% 42.68% 40.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 6664 6632 6177
Average daily rate £474 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.28% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 53 76
Average hourly rate £34.00 £28.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £16.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £46.70 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -29 59 £450 -5.26% 25
Ilford - 2 £388 - 2
Hackney - 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 316 (52.40%) SQL
2 269 (44.61%) Finance
3 214 (35.49%) C#
4 210 (34.83%) SQL Server
5 203 (33.67%) MS Excel
6 196 (32.50%) Banking
7 178 (29.52%) .NET
8 119 (19.73%) Microsoft
9 115 (19.07%) Front Office
10 90 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (14.26%) Oracle
12 84 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
13 79 (13.10%) Windows
14 78 (12.94%) Degree
15 76 (12.60%) Analytics
16 75 (12.44%) VB
17 74 (12.27%) Investment Banking
18 68 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
19 66 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 64 (10.61%) MS Access
21 63 (10.45%) C++
22 62 (10.28%) Fixed Income
22 62 (10.28%) Derivative
23 60 (9.95%) JavaScript
24 59 (9.78%) T-SQL
25 58 (9.62%) Java
25 58 (9.62%) MS Office
26 52 (8.62%) RAD
27 50 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
28 49 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 30 (4.98%) SAS
2 28 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.98%) IIS
4 18 (2.99%) Confluence
5 8 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 7 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.33%) CMS
11 1 (0.17%) JBoss
11 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.17%) Node.js
11 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 203 (33.67%) MS Excel
2 58 (9.62%) MS Office
3 39 (6.47%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (4.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (3.32%) MS Project
6 10 (1.66%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.83%) SPSS
8 3 (0.50%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.50%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 6 (1.00%) SAP FI
3 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.66%) Maximo
4 3 (0.50%) Misys Opics
5 2 (0.33%) Brady Trinity
5 2 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.33%) Global One
5 2 (0.33%) RMDS
5 2 (0.33%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.33%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.33%) SAP HCM
5 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.33%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.17%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.16%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) SmartFocus
3 1 (0.17%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.83%) DNS
1 5 (0.83%) HTTP
1 5 (0.83%) TCP/IP
1 5 (0.83%) Wireshark
2 4 (0.66%) DHCP
2 4 (0.66%) DSL
2 4 (0.66%) Firewall
2 4 (0.66%) VPN
3 3 (0.50%) FTP
3 3 (0.50%) Internet
4 2 (0.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.17%) NAS
5 1 (0.17%) SAN
5 1 (0.17%) Skype
5 1 (0.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 66 (10.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (10.61%) MS Access
4 50 (8.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (8.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 45 (7.46%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (6.14%) Oracle Database
8 34 (5.64%) Relational Database
9 31 (5.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (3.98%) Oracle Database 11g
11 23 (3.81%) Data Mining
12 22 (3.65%) Hadoop
12 22 (3.65%) Oracle Reports
13 19 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
14 18 (2.99%) BusinessObjects
15 17 (2.82%) Big Data
15 17 (2.82%) QlikView
16 14 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
17 13 (2.16%) NoSQL
18 11 (1.82%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 23 (3.81%) JIRA
2 20 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 14 (2.32%) Visual Studio
4 11 (1.82%) Subversion
5 10 (1.66%) Talend Open Studio
6 9 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.16%) CMake
7 7 (1.16%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.16%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 6 (1.00%) InstallShield
9 5 (0.83%) Cucumber
9 5 (0.83%) HP UFT
9 5 (0.83%) JBehave
9 5 (0.83%) SonarQube
9 5 (0.83%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.33%) Maven
12 1 (0.17%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.17%) NUnit
12 1 (0.17%) Selenium
General
1 269 (44.61%) Finance
2 196 (32.50%) Banking
3 115 (19.07%) Front Office
4 74 (12.27%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.15%) Retail
6 21 (3.48%) Back Office
7 20 (3.32%) Marketing
8 13 (2.16%) Legal
9 12 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
10 11 (1.82%) Law
11 9 (1.49%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.50%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.50%) Publishing
13 3 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.50%) Turkish Language
14 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.33%) Local Government
14 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 336 (55.72%) Developer
2 210 (34.83%) Analyst
3 103 (17.08%) VBA Developer
4 88 (14.59%) C# Developer
5 70 (11.61%) SQL Developer
6 69 (11.44%) Excel Developer
7 61 (10.12%) .NET Developer
8 59 (9.78%) Excel VBA Developer
9 58 (9.62%) Data Analyst
10 49 (8.13%) C# .NET Developer
11 34 (5.64%) SQL Analyst
12 32 (5.31%) RAD Developer
13 31 (5.14%) Front Office Developer
14 28 (4.64%) Support Analyst
15 27 (4.48%) Business Analyst
16 25 (4.15%) Excel Analyst
17 23 (3.81%) Quantitative Developer
18 22 (3.65%) SQL Server Developer
19 21 (3.48%) Analyst Developer
20 19 (3.15%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (29.52%) .NET
2 47 (7.79%) ASP.NET
3 44 (7.30%) .NET Framework
4 35 (5.80%) HTML
5 34 (5.64%) XML
6 30 (4.98%) WinForms
7 25 (4.15%) WPF
8 16 (2.65%) Web Services
9 13 (2.16%) CSS
10 12 (1.99%) WCF
11 11 (1.82%) jQuery
12 8 (1.33%) Qt
13 6 (1.00%) HTML5
13 6 (1.00%) JSON
13 6 (1.00%) Software Packaging
14 5 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (0.66%) ADO
15 4 (0.66%) MDX
15 4 (0.66%) REST
15 4 (0.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 84 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (10.28%) Derivative
2 62 (10.28%) Fixed Income
3 41 (6.80%) Mathematics
4 37 (6.14%) Statistics
5 36 (5.97%) Market Risk
6 29 (4.81%) Visualisation
7 28 (4.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (3.81%) Credit Risk
9 20 (3.32%) Equities
10 16 (2.65%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.49%) Computer Science
12 13 (2.16%) Data Structures
12 13 (2.16%) Hedge funds
13 12 (1.99%) Physics
14 11 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
14 11 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 10 (1.66%) Algorithms
16 9 (1.49%) Economics
16 9 (1.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (13.10%) Windows
2 22 (3.65%) Windows Server
3 16 (2.65%) Windows 7
4 14 (2.32%) Linux
5 11 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.66%) Unix
6 10 (1.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.33%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) OS/390
8 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (12.60%) Analytics
3 68 (11.28%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (8.62%) RAD
5 48 (7.96%) Risk Management
6 41 (6.80%) Data Analysis
6 41 (6.80%) ETL
7 35 (5.80%) Migration
8 34 (5.64%) Asset Management
9 32 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 29 (4.81%) Unit Testing
11 28 (4.64%) Project Management
12 26 (4.31%) Data Management
13 25 (4.15%) Data Modelling
14 22 (3.65%) Change Management
14 22 (3.65%) Data Visualisation
14 22 (3.65%) OO
14 22 (3.65%) SDLC
15 20 (3.32%) Validation
16 18 (2.99%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 316 (52.40%) SQL
2 214 (35.49%) C#
3 75 (12.44%) VB
4 63 (10.45%) C++
5 60 (9.95%) JavaScript
6 59 (9.78%) T-SQL
7 58 (9.62%) Java
8 47 (7.79%) Python
8 47 (7.79%) VB.NET
9 36 (5.97%) VBScript
10 23 (3.81%) PowerShell
11 22 (3.65%) R
12 16 (2.65%) MATLAB
13 15 (2.49%) Scala
14 12 (1.99%) C
14 12 (1.99%) VB6
15 9 (1.49%) Perl
16 8 (1.33%) PL/SQL
17 6 (1.00%) Shell Script
18 5 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 78 (12.94%) Degree
2 13 (2.16%) PhD
3 10 (1.66%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.83%) CFA
6 4 (0.66%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.33%) MBA
7 2 (0.33%) MCSE
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.17%) CIMA
8 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.17%) MCP
8 1 (0.17%) MCSA
8 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.47%) QA
2 19 (3.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.50%) SLA
4 2 (0.33%) Basel III
4 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.17%) Basel II
5 1 (0.17%) COREP
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) EMIR
5 1 (0.17%) MiFID
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) SDET
System Software
1 10 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.17%) NFS
2 1 (0.17%) Samba
2 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (1.99%) SCCM
2 2 (0.33%) Control-M
2 2 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.33%) WMI
3 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.17%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 119 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 86 (14.26%) Oracle
3 33 (5.47%) Tableau
4 28 (4.64%) SAP
5 19 (3.15%) Bloomberg
6 18 (2.99%) Cognos
6 18 (2.99%) Sybase
7 13 (2.16%) Alteryx
8 12 (1.99%) iManage
9 10 (1.66%) Cloudera
9 10 (1.66%) Hortonworks
9 10 (1.66%) Informatica
9 10 (1.66%) MapR
9 10 (1.66%) Talend
10 9 (1.49%) HP
10 9 (1.49%) Reuters
10 9 (1.49%) SolarWinds
10 9 (1.49%) Teradata
11 8 (1.33%) Google
11 8 (1.33%) IBM
London
Deloitte
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 1 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £475.00 - £503.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £600.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Ilford
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Ilford
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £420 - £468 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £420.00 - £468.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago