The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 223 156 173
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +17
Contract jobs citing VBA 224 346 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.01% 1.47% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 3.46% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 251 211
Median daily rate £413 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £561 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £13.76 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.55% +9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
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
9679 10002 9694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.69% 42.39% 41.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 7281 7329 6960
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 92 65
Median hourly rate £40.00 £25.85 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.73% -23.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.49 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £148.30 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -41 43 £425 -2.85% 10
Canary Wharf +9 5 £338 -35.71%
Romford - 2 - -
Teddington - 2 £413 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Croydon -15 1 £250 -35.48%
Bromley - 1 £475 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 286 (58.13%) SQL
2 227 (46.14%) Finance
3 166 (33.74%) C#
4 163 (33.13%) MS Excel
5 143 (29.07%) Banking
6 123 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 115 (23.37%) .NET
8 113 (22.97%) Microsoft
9 82 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 78 (15.85%) Oracle
10 78 (15.85%) Front Office
11 67 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (12.80%) VB
13 62 (12.60%) MS Office
13 62 (12.60%) Python
14 57 (11.59%) C++
15 53 (10.77%) Fixed Income
16 52 (10.57%) Analytics
17 50 (10.16%) Investment Banking
18 49 (9.96%) Asset Management
18 49 (9.96%) Degree
18 49 (9.96%) T-SQL
19 47 (9.55%) Windows
20 45 (9.15%) Data Analysis
21 44 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 43 (8.74%) Data Modelling
23 41 (8.33%) Derivative
24 40 (8.13%) Spreadsheet
24 40 (8.13%) Java
24 40 (8.13%) Relational Database

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (7.52%) SAS
2 29 (5.89%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.85%) IIS
4 9 (1.83%) Confluence
5 5 (1.02%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.81%) Apache
7 3 (0.61%) CMS
7 3 (0.61%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.61%) MTS
7 3 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.41%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.20%) Drupal
9 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 163 (33.13%) MS Excel
2 62 (12.60%) MS Office
3 40 (8.13%) Spreadsheet
4 39 (7.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 12 (2.44%) MS Visio
6 8 (1.63%) MS Project
7 4 (0.81%) SPSS
8 3 (0.61%) LaTeX
9 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.20%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 4 (0.81%) Global One
2 3 (0.61%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.20%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.20%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.20%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.42%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (0.41%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.41%) SmartFocus
3 2 (0.41%) Taleo
4 1 (0.20%) AdWords
4 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.22%) HTTP
2 3 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.41%) Internet
3 2 (0.41%) LAN
3 2 (0.41%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.20%) DHCP
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) DSL
4 1 (0.20%) Firewall
4 1 (0.20%) FTP
4 1 (0.20%) Skype
4 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 44 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 40 (8.13%) Relational Database
4 39 (7.93%) MS Access
5 29 (5.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (4.88%) QlikView
7 21 (4.27%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
9 17 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (3.25%) Oracle Database
11 15 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 14 (2.85%) Big Data
12 14 (2.85%) RDBMS
13 13 (2.64%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
15 10 (2.03%) MySQL
15 10 (2.03%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (1.63%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.63%) Oracle Database 10g
17 7 (1.42%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 21 (4.27%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.05%) HP UFT
2 15 (3.05%) JIRA
2 15 (3.05%) Subversion
3 13 (2.64%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 8 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (1.22%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.02%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.81%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.81%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.81%) Maven
7 4 (0.81%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.81%) Selenium
7 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.81%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 3 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.41%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.41%) Yeoman
General
1 227 (46.14%) Finance
2 143 (29.07%) Banking
3 78 (15.85%) Front Office
4 50 (10.16%) Investment Banking
5 27 (5.49%) Retail
6 17 (3.46%) Marketing
7 10 (2.03%) Back Office
7 10 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.42%) Billing
9 6 (1.22%) Legal
10 5 (1.02%) Electronics
10 5 (1.02%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.41%) Law
12 2 (0.41%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.20%) German Language
13 1 (0.20%) Local Government
13 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 215 (43.70%) Developer
2 176 (35.77%) Analyst
3 87 (17.68%) VBA Developer
4 60 (12.20%) C# Developer
5 51 (10.37%) SQL Developer
6 42 (8.54%) Excel Developer
7 40 (8.13%) Excel VBA Developer
8 36 (7.32%) Data Analyst
9 34 (6.91%) .NET Developer
10 32 (6.50%) SQL Analyst
11 31 (6.30%) Business Analyst
12 28 (5.69%) Excel Analyst
13 23 (4.67%) C# .NET Developer
14 22 (4.47%) Applications Support
15 20 (4.07%) SAS Analyst
15 20 (4.07%) Support Analyst
16 19 (3.86%) Senior Developer
17 18 (3.66%) Access Developer
18 17 (3.46%) Front Office Developer
18 17 (3.46%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (23.37%) .NET
2 36 (7.32%) XML
3 30 (6.10%) WPF
4 28 (5.69%) WinForms
5 26 (5.28%) HTML
6 25 (5.08%) .NET Framework
7 24 (4.88%) Web Services
8 22 (4.47%) ASP.NET
9 15 (3.05%) jQuery
10 14 (2.85%) WCF
11 11 (2.24%) CSS
12 9 (1.83%) OOXML
13 8 (1.63%) HTML5
13 8 (1.63%) MDX
14 5 (1.02%) Ajax
14 5 (1.02%) AngularJS
14 5 (1.02%) Spring.NET
14 5 (1.02%) Task Parallel Library
14 5 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (1.02%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 82 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (10.77%) Fixed Income
3 41 (8.33%) Derivative
4 27 (5.49%) Mathematics
5 25 (5.08%) Visualisation
6 20 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 17 (3.46%) Statistics
8 15 (3.05%) Credit Risk
8 15 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 12 (2.44%) Computer Science
9 12 (2.44%) Equities
10 11 (2.24%) Equity Derivative
11 10 (2.03%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.63%) CMDB
12 8 (1.63%) Reference Data
13 7 (1.42%) Data Integration
13 7 (1.42%) Economics
13 7 (1.42%) Performance Metrics
13 7 (1.42%) Wiki
14 5 (1.02%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.55%) Windows
2 21 (4.27%) Unix
3 17 (3.46%) Windows 7
4 14 (2.85%) Windows Server
5 7 (1.42%) Linux
5 7 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.41%) Solaris
8 1 (0.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (13.62%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (10.57%) Analytics
3 49 (9.96%) Asset Management
4 45 (9.15%) Data Analysis
5 43 (8.74%) Data Modelling
6 37 (7.52%) OO
7 31 (6.30%) RAD
8 30 (6.10%) Risk Management
9 29 (5.89%) Business Intelligence
9 29 (5.89%) User Acceptance Testing
10 28 (5.69%) Business Analysis
11 27 (5.49%) Unit Testing
12 26 (5.28%) ETL
13 24 (4.88%) SDLC
14 23 (4.67%) Validation
15 22 (4.47%) Data Management
15 22 (4.47%) Migration
16 20 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (3.86%) Portfolio Management
18 18 (3.66%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 286 (58.13%) SQL
2 166 (33.74%) C#
3 63 (12.80%) VB
4 62 (12.60%) Python
5 57 (11.59%) C++
6 49 (9.96%) T-SQL
7 40 (8.13%) Java
8 36 (7.32%) VBScript
9 29 (5.89%) JavaScript
10 28 (5.69%) PL/SQL
11 23 (4.67%) PowerShell
11 23 (4.67%) R
12 18 (3.66%) VB.NET
13 16 (3.25%) VB6
14 14 (2.85%) Perl
15 11 (2.24%) MATLAB
16 10 (2.03%) C
17 9 (1.83%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.61%) Bash Shell
18 3 (0.61%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 49 (9.96%) Degree
2 12 (2.44%) PhD
3 8 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.63%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.02%) MCSA
4 5 (1.02%) MCSE
5 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.61%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.61%) ISEB
6 3 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.61%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.61%) PMP
7 2 (0.41%) ACCA
7 2 (0.41%) CIMA
7 2 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) AAT
8 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (5.28%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) Data Quality
2 5 (1.02%) MiFID
3 3 (0.61%) Basel III
4 2 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.41%) SLA
4 2 (0.41%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.20%) FATCA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.20%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.41%) HDFS
2 2 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (2.85%) Control-M
2 5 (1.02%) BladeLogic
3 4 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (22.97%) Microsoft
2 78 (15.85%) Oracle
3 30 (6.10%) Sybase
4 26 (5.28%) Bloomberg
5 23 (4.67%) Tableau
6 16 (3.25%) Reuters
7 12 (2.44%) HP
8 10 (2.03%) Charles River
9 9 (1.83%) Atlassian
9 9 (1.83%) FactSet
9 9 (1.83%) Remedy
10 8 (1.63%) Informatica
11 7 (1.42%) BMC
11 7 (1.42%) Google
12 5 (1.02%) Cognos
12 5 (1.02%) ServiceNow
13 4 (0.81%) Embarcadero
14 3 (0.61%) Citrix
14 3 (0.61%) IBM
14 3 (0.61%) Sun
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £295 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago