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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 160 152 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -61
Contract jobs citing VBA 300 319 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.41% 2.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 3.43% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 210 341
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -58.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -40.47%
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
9218 9303 8988
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.59% 41.11% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6896 6501
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 £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 63 119
Average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £160.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 108 £435 +7.34% 32
Bromley +5 4 £275 +22.22%
Canary Wharf -10 3 £525 +75.00%
Uxbridge +4 2 £225 +18.42%
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Docklands, London -4 1 - -
Southwark - 1 £363 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 387 (59.17%) SQL
2 253 (38.69%) Finance
3 206 (31.50%) Banking
4 199 (30.43%) SQL Server
5 193 (29.51%) MS Excel
6 160 (24.46%) Front Office
7 153 (23.39%) C#
8 144 (22.02%) .NET
9 132 (20.18%) Microsoft
10 95 (14.53%) RAD
11 90 (13.76%) Java
12 88 (13.46%) Investment Banking
13 82 (12.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 81 (12.39%) MS Access
15 79 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
15 79 (12.08%) Derivative
16 78 (11.93%) Python
17 77 (11.77%) Fixed Income
18 75 (11.47%) Oracle
19 74 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
20 70 (10.70%) ETL
21 68 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 67 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
23 63 (9.63%) Degree
24 62 (9.48%) MS Office
25 59 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
25 59 (9.02%) Analytics
26 58 (8.87%) Data Analysis
26 58 (8.87%) T-SQL
27 55 (8.41%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 50 (7.65%) SharePoint
2 37 (5.66%) SAS
3 6 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.31%) IIS
6 2 (0.31%) Apache
6 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.31%) Node.js
6 2 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
7 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.15%) CMS
7 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 193 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 62 (9.48%) MS Office
3 26 (3.98%) Spreadsheet
4 25 (3.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 15 (2.29%) MS Visio
6 11 (1.68%) MS Project
7 8 (1.22%) SPSS
8 7 (1.07%) PowerPivot
9 6 (0.92%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.68%) Hyperion Planning
2 9 (1.38%) thinkFolio
3 8 (1.22%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (0.76%) Endur
4 5 (0.76%) Global One
5 4 (0.61%) ZaiNet
5 4 (0.61%) Misys Midas
5 4 (0.61%) Kondor+
5 4 (0.61%) LatentZero
5 4 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (0.46%) CODA-Financials
6 3 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.31%) Maximo
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.31%) Primavera
7 2 (0.31%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.31%) HFM
7 2 (0.31%) Summit
8 1 (0.15%) Loanet
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.46%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.31%) Office 365
3 1 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.92%) LAN
2 5 (0.76%) SAN
3 4 (0.61%) ISDN
3 4 (0.61%) PABX
4 3 (0.46%) Internet
4 3 (0.46%) Extranet
5 2 (0.31%) SSL
5 2 (0.31%) SMTP
5 2 (0.31%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 2 (0.31%) WAN
5 2 (0.31%) NAS
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 82 (12.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 81 (12.39%) MS Access
4 68 (10.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 67 (10.24%) Data Warehouse
6 59 (9.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 46 (7.03%) Relational Database
8 45 (6.88%) QlikView
9 35 (5.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (3.98%) SQL Server 2005
11 21 (3.21%) Data Mining
12 20 (3.06%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.99%) OLAP
14 12 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 12 (1.83%) Oracle Database
15 11 (1.68%) Hyperion Smart View
15 11 (1.68%) Big Data
15 11 (1.68%) Essbase
16 9 (1.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 17 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.99%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 13 (1.99%) JIRA
3 11 (1.68%) Subversion
4 7 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (1.07%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (0.76%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (0.61%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.61%) Selenium
7 4 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.46%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.31%) Zephyr
9 2 (0.31%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.31%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.31%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.15%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.15%) NUnit
General
1 253 (38.69%) Finance
2 206 (31.50%) Banking
3 160 (24.46%) Front Office
4 88 (13.46%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.89%) Retail
6 14 (2.14%) Back Office
7 12 (1.83%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
8 11 (1.68%) French Language
9 10 (1.53%) Legal
9 10 (1.53%) Marketing
10 9 (1.38%) Law
11 8 (1.22%) Financial Institution
12 7 (1.07%) Publishing
13 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.76%) Spanish Language
15 4 (0.61%) General Ledger
16 3 (0.46%) Advertising
17 2 (0.31%) Billing
17 2 (0.31%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 369 (56.42%) Developer
2 232 (35.47%) Analyst
3 101 (15.44%) Excel Developer
4 97 (14.83%) VBA Developer
5 64 (9.79%) Data Analyst
6 54 (8.26%) RAD Developer
7 52 (7.95%) SQL Developer
8 51 (7.80%) Excel VBA Developer
9 48 (7.34%) Business Analyst
10 33 (5.05%) Senior Developer
11 30 (4.59%) Applications Support
11 30 (4.59%) C# Developer
12 29 (4.43%) .NET Developer
13 23 (3.52%) Support Analyst
14 22 (3.36%) Python Developer
15 21 (3.21%) Quantitative Developer
15 21 (3.21%) Analyst Developer
16 19 (2.91%) Information Analyst
16 19 (2.91%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (22.02%) .NET
2 47 (7.19%) XML
3 33 (5.05%) HTML
4 31 (4.74%) ASP.NET
5 28 (4.28%) CSS
6 22 (3.36%) XSLT
7 18 (2.75%) WPF
8 16 (2.45%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.14%) WCF
10 11 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (1.53%) RESTful
12 8 (1.22%) WinForms
12 8 (1.22%) jQuery
13 7 (1.07%) JSON
13 7 (1.07%) XSL
14 6 (0.92%) Servlets
14 6 (0.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 5 (0.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (0.76%) Task Parallel Library
15 5 (0.76%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 79 (12.08%) Derivative
2 77 (11.77%) Fixed Income
3 74 (11.31%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (7.19%) Equities
5 38 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 37 (5.66%) Equity Derivative
7 32 (4.89%) Visualisation
8 26 (3.98%) Statistics
9 25 (3.82%) NHS
10 24 (3.67%) Credit Risk
11 23 (3.52%) Market Risk
12 20 (3.06%) Mathematics
13 18 (2.75%) Management Information System
14 16 (2.45%) Data Extraction
15 13 (1.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 12 (1.83%) Swaptions
17 7 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
17 7 (1.07%) Economics
18 6 (0.92%) Credit Derivative
18 6 (0.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 55 (8.41%) Windows
2 17 (2.60%) UNIX
3 13 (1.99%) Windows 7
3 13 (1.99%) Linux
4 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.61%) Windows XP
4 4 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.46%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (14.53%) RAD
2 79 (12.08%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (10.70%) ETL
4 59 (9.02%) Analytics
5 58 (8.87%) Data Analysis
6 50 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (7.49%) Risk Management
8 41 (6.27%) Data Modelling
9 38 (5.81%) Business Analysis
10 33 (5.05%) OO
11 31 (4.74%) Project Management
12 29 (4.43%) Data Management
13 27 (4.13%) Migration
13 27 (4.13%) Asset Management
13 27 (4.13%) TDD
14 25 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (3.67%) Quantitative Analysis
16 22 (3.36%) Scrum
17 18 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (2.75%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 387 (59.17%) SQL
2 153 (23.39%) C#
3 90 (13.76%) Java
4 78 (11.93%) Python
5 58 (8.87%) T-SQL
6 46 (7.03%) JavaScript
7 45 (6.88%) VB
8 43 (6.57%) C++
9 24 (3.67%) VB.NET
10 17 (2.60%) Go
11 15 (2.29%) VBScript
12 12 (1.83%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.68%) R
14 10 (1.53%) PL/SQL
15 9 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.22%) C
17 7 (1.07%) VB6
17 7 (1.07%) Perl
18 6 (0.92%) PHP
18 6 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (9.63%) Degree
2 12 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.61%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.31%) PhD
5 2 (0.31%) ISEB
5 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.31%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) ACCA
6 1 (0.15%) CIMA
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) OCA
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.15%) MCSE
6 1 (0.15%) MCSA
6 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.13%) QA
2 5 (0.76%) SLA
3 4 (0.61%) AIFMD
3 4 (0.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.46%) FATCA
4 3 (0.46%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.31%) Basel II
5 2 (0.31%) EMIR
5 2 (0.31%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.15%) Basel III
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.31%) NFS
2 2 (0.31%) Samba
2 2 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.07%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.15%) SCOM
3 1 (0.15%) WMI
3 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 132 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 75 (11.47%) Oracle
3 36 (5.50%) Tableau
4 21 (3.21%) Business Objects
5 17 (2.60%) Bloomberg
6 15 (2.29%) Cognos
6 15 (2.29%) Teradata
7 12 (1.83%) Hyperion
8 11 (1.68%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.38%) Reuters
10 8 (1.22%) SAP
10 8 (1.22%) IBM
11 7 (1.07%) Talend
11 7 (1.07%) Citrix
11 7 (1.07%) Sybase
12 6 (0.92%) VMware
12 6 (0.92%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.76%) Trayport
13 5 (0.76%) Syncfusion
13 5 (0.76%) Remedy
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 200 - 275
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
PAW Associates
Rate: Unspecified £ Market Day Rate
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Keystream Technology
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day +
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: Up to £500 per day up to £500 per day depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago