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 August 2014 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 165 119 99
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 316 467 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.85% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 4.20% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 334 389
Average daily rate
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£445 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% -2.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
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
10088 11120 10503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.55% 44.12% 40.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 7127 7896 7315
Average daily rate £430 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 89 146
Average hourly rate £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.60 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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 -41 90 £475 - 53
Docklands, London +14 5 £525 -19.23% 1
Canary Wharf +7 1 £400 +127.92%
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Erith - - - - 1
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 331 (52.29%) SQL
2 256 (40.44%) Finance
3 184 (29.07%) Banking
4 174 (27.49%) MS Excel
5 145 (22.91%) SQL Server
6 123 (19.43%) Microsoft
7 116 (18.33%) C#
8 101 (15.96%) Front Office
9 98 (15.48%) Degree
10 85 (13.43%) Investment Banking
11 82 (12.95%) Fixed Income
12 81 (12.80%) .NET
13 69 (10.90%) Analytics
14 68 (10.74%) Data Analysis
15 67 (10.58%) MS Access
16 64 (10.11%) Windows
16 64 (10.11%) Oracle
17 63 (9.95%) VB
18 59 (9.32%) MS Office
19 58 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 58 (9.16%) Derivative
20 57 (9.00%) C++
21 56 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
22 52 (8.21%) Migration
23 50 (7.90%) Asset Management
23 50 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 48 (7.58%) Java
24 48 (7.58%) Relational Database
25 44 (6.95%) Risk Management
26 43 (6.79%) XML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 34 (5.37%) SharePoint
2 33 (5.21%) SAS
3 10 (1.58%) Confluence
4 7 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.95%) IBM Notes
5 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.47%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.32%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.16%) Documentum
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) FileNet
Applications
1 174 (27.49%) MS Excel
2 59 (9.32%) MS Office
3 32 (5.06%) Spreadsheet
4 31 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (2.21%) MS Project
6 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.11%) SPSS
7 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.32%) FastStats
9 1 (0.16%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
1 5 (0.79%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.63%) ReMetrica
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.32%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.32%) Summit
4 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.16%) HFM
5 1 (0.16%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.16%) CA Clarity
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.74%) DNS
1 11 (1.74%) TCP/IP
1 11 (1.74%) VPN
1 11 (1.74%) Firewall
2 10 (1.58%) SNMP
2 10 (1.58%) VLAN
2 10 (1.58%) iSCSI
2 10 (1.58%) FCoE
2 10 (1.58%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (1.58%) Multicast
3 5 (0.79%) LDAP
3 5 (0.79%) Softphone
3 5 (0.79%) Internet
4 1 (0.16%) NAS
4 1 (0.16%) LAN
4 1 (0.16%) FTP
4 1 (0.16%) HTTP
4 1 (0.16%) SAN
4 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.16%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (22.91%) SQL Server
2 67 (10.58%) MS Access
3 58 (9.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 50 (7.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 48 (7.58%) Relational Database
6 37 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.79%) QlikView
9 17 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
12 11 (1.74%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 8 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
15 7 (1.11%) Star Schema
16 6 (0.95%) Data Mining
17 4 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
17 4 (0.63%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.90%) JIRA
2 11 (1.74%) Subversion
3 10 (1.58%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.42%) JUnit
5 7 (1.11%) Maven
6 6 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (0.95%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.79%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.63%) jMock
8 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.47%) Build Forge
9 3 (0.47%) Hudson
9 3 (0.47%) NUnit
9 3 (0.47%) Selenium
9 3 (0.47%) Toad
9 3 (0.47%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.32%) Xcode
10 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.32%) MSBuild
General
1 256 (40.44%) Finance
2 184 (29.07%) Banking
3 101 (15.96%) Front Office
4 85 (13.43%) Investment Banking
5 23 (3.63%) Retail
6 18 (2.84%) Marketing
7 16 (2.53%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.21%) Publishing
9 12 (1.90%) Back Office
9 12 (1.90%) Retail Banking
10 6 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (0.95%) Private Banking
10 6 (0.95%) Billing
11 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.63%) Legal
12 4 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Advertising
14 2 (0.32%) International Banking
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 291 (45.97%) Developer
2 263 (41.55%) Analyst
3 95 (15.01%) VBA Developer
4 80 (12.64%) Excel Developer
5 70 (11.06%) Data Analyst
6 56 (8.85%) Business Analyst
7 51 (8.06%) Excel VBA Developer
8 42 (6.64%) SQL Developer
9 32 (5.06%) C# Developer
10 28 (4.42%) Quantitative Developer
11 23 (3.63%) Support Analyst
12 21 (3.32%) RAD Developer
13 18 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
14 16 (2.53%) Analyst Developer
15 15 (2.37%) Access Developer
15 15 (2.37%) Quantitative Analyst
16 14 (2.21%) MI Analyst
17 13 (2.05%) Technical Analyst
17 13 (2.05%) Senior Developer
18 12 (1.90%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (12.80%) .NET
2 43 (6.79%) XML
3 23 (3.63%) HTML
4 20 (3.16%) WPF
5 19 (3.00%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.37%) WCF
6 15 (2.37%) Middleware
7 12 (1.90%) Web Services
7 12 (1.90%) XSLT
8 11 (1.74%) WinForms
9 10 (1.58%) XHTML
10 9 (1.42%) CSS
10 9 (1.42%) J2EE
11 8 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (1.11%) .NET Framework
13 6 (0.95%) Swing
13 6 (0.95%) JSON
13 6 (0.95%) jQuery
13 6 (0.95%) Murex MxML
14 5 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.95%) Fixed Income
2 58 (9.16%) Derivative
3 33 (5.21%) Market Risk
4 29 (4.58%) Equities
4 29 (4.58%) Mathematics
5 28 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 28 (4.42%) Statistics
6 20 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 20 (3.16%) Credit Risk
7 17 (2.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (2.05%) NHS
8 13 (2.05%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.90%) Data Conversion
10 11 (1.74%) Visualisation
10 11 (1.74%) Economics
10 11 (1.74%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.58%) Physics
11 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.26%) Mainframe
12 8 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.11%) Windows
2 27 (4.27%) UNIX
3 26 (4.11%) Linux
4 15 (2.37%) Windows 7
5 7 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (10.90%) Analytics
2 68 (10.74%) Data Analysis
3 56 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (8.21%) Migration
5 50 (7.90%) Asset Management
6 44 (6.95%) Risk Management
7 40 (6.32%) Investment Management
8 39 (6.16%) Project Management
9 36 (5.69%) RAD
10 34 (5.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 33 (5.21%) Business Analysis
12 32 (5.06%) ETL
12 32 (5.06%) Data Modelling
13 30 (4.74%) Data Management
13 30 (4.74%) OO
14 25 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (3.48%) Validation
15 22 (3.48%) Software Engineering
15 22 (3.48%) Multithreading
16 17 (2.69%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 331 (52.29%) SQL
2 116 (18.33%) C#
3 63 (9.95%) VB
4 57 (9.00%) C++
5 48 (7.58%) Java
6 27 (4.27%) T-SQL
7 26 (4.11%) VBScript
8 24 (3.79%) Python
9 19 (3.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (2.21%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.05%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.42%) VC++
13 7 (1.11%) R
13 7 (1.11%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.11%) Perl
14 6 (0.95%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.95%) C
15 5 (0.79%) VB6
16 3 (0.47%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 98 (15.48%) Degree
2 19 (3.00%) PhD
3 9 (1.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.11%) DV Cleared
4 7 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.63%) MCSE
5 4 (0.63%) MCSD
5 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.47%) AAT
6 3 (0.47%) ACCA
7 2 (0.32%) MBA
7 2 (0.32%) CIMA
7 2 (0.32%) MCP
7 2 (0.32%) ISEB
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.32%) CFA
7 2 (0.32%) MOS
7 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (6.64%) QA
2 11 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.11%) Basel III
4 4 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.47%) EMIR
6 2 (0.32%) Basel II
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.16%) COREP
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (3.16%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.58%) NFS
2 10 (1.58%) vSphere
2 10 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.58%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.79%) Control-M
4 2 (0.32%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
Vendors
1 123 (19.43%) Microsoft
2 64 (10.11%) Oracle
3 32 (5.06%) Sybase
4 23 (3.63%) SAP
4 23 (3.63%) HP
5 16 (2.53%) IBM
5 16 (2.53%) Business Objects
6 14 (2.21%) Tableau
7 12 (1.90%) Cognos
8 11 (1.74%) Teradata
8 11 (1.74%) VMware
9 10 (1.58%) Websense
9 10 (1.58%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.58%) EMC
9 10 (1.58%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (1.58%) Cisco
9 10 (1.58%) F5
10 9 (1.42%) JBoss
11 8 (1.26%) Murex
11 8 (1.26%) Hyperion
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