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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 181 147 98
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -49
Contract jobs citing VBA 290 387 544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.18% 1.54% 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.85% 3.54% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 286 414
Average daily rate
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£410 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £214 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
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
10165 10919 10545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.51% 43.38% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7300 7807 7364
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
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 65 84 139
Average hourly rate £31.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.50 £14.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £57.50 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 September 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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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 -27 90 £475 - 34
Bromley +2 3 - - 1
Docklands, London +9 2 £525 -19.23%
Canary Wharf +13 1 £400 +128.57%
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Erith - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 323 (51.68%) SQL
2 254 (40.64%) Finance
3 189 (30.24%) Banking
4 170 (27.20%) MS Excel
5 147 (23.52%) SQL Server
6 126 (20.16%) Microsoft
7 115 (18.40%) C#
8 102 (16.32%) Front Office
9 101 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
10 87 (13.92%) Degree
11 80 (12.80%) .NET
12 79 (12.64%) Investment Banking
13 73 (11.68%) Fixed Income
14 70 (11.20%) MS Access
14 70 (11.20%) Windows
15 66 (10.56%) Analytics
16 64 (10.24%) MS Office
17 61 (9.76%) Oracle
17 61 (9.76%) VB
18 60 (9.60%) Data Analysis
18 60 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 59 (9.44%) Derivative
20 54 (8.64%) C++
20 54 (8.64%) Migration
21 53 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
22 51 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
22 51 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 49 (7.84%) Java
24 48 (7.68%) Asset Management
25 44 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 37 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 32 (5.12%) SAS
3 10 (1.60%) Confluence
4 6 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 6 (0.96%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.96%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.96%) IBM Notes
5 5 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 1 (0.16%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.16%) Apache
8 1 (0.16%) Drupal
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 170 (27.20%) MS Excel
2 64 (10.24%) MS Office
3 30 (4.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (4.64%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (2.40%) MS Project
6 7 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.12%) SPSS
7 2 (0.32%) FastStats
7 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.16%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
3 3 (0.48%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.16%) Global One
5 1 (0.16%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.16%) HFM
5 1 (0.16%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Agresso
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.16%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.16%) Taleo
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.76%) DNS
2 10 (1.60%) SNMP
2 10 (1.60%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.60%) VPN
2 10 (1.60%) VLAN
2 10 (1.60%) iSCSI
2 10 (1.60%) FCoE
2 10 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
2 10 (1.60%) Multicast
2 10 (1.60%) Firewall
3 5 (0.80%) Softphone
3 5 (0.80%) LDAP
4 2 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) Extranet
5 1 (0.16%) SAN
5 1 (0.16%) FTP
5 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (23.52%) SQL Server
2 70 (11.20%) MS Access
3 60 (9.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 51 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 44 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 40 (6.40%) Relational Database
7 32 (5.12%) Data Warehouse
8 26 (4.16%) QlikView
9 17 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
9 17 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
10 15 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.28%) Star Schema
13 7 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.96%) Big Data
14 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database
15 5 (0.80%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.64%) MySQL
16 4 (0.64%) KDB
16 4 (0.64%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 12 (1.92%) JIRA
2 10 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (1.60%) Subversion
3 9 (1.44%) JUnit
4 7 (1.12%) Maven
5 6 (0.96%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.96%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.80%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.64%) Toad
7 4 (0.64%) jMock
7 4 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.48%) Selenium
8 3 (0.48%) Build Forge
8 3 (0.48%) Hudson
8 3 (0.48%) NUnit
8 3 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.32%) Xcode
9 2 (0.32%) Moq
General
1 254 (40.64%) Finance
2 189 (30.24%) Banking
3 102 (16.32%) Front Office
4 79 (12.64%) Investment Banking
5 25 (4.00%) Retail
6 19 (3.04%) Marketing
7 16 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.92%) Retail Banking
9 10 (1.60%) Back Office
10 9 (1.44%) Legal
11 7 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (1.12%) Billing
11 7 (1.12%) Publishing
12 6 (0.96%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.80%) Corporate Banking
13 5 (0.80%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.32%) International Banking
14 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.32%) Advertising
15 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 293 (46.88%) Developer
2 251 (40.16%) Analyst
3 94 (15.04%) VBA Developer
4 78 (12.48%) Excel Developer
5 73 (11.68%) Data Analyst
6 53 (8.48%) Business Analyst
7 49 (7.84%) SQL Developer
7 49 (7.84%) Excel VBA Developer
8 31 (4.96%) C# Developer
9 25 (4.00%) Support Analyst
10 22 (3.52%) Access Developer
10 22 (3.52%) Quantitative Developer
11 17 (2.72%) RAD Developer
12 16 (2.56%) Senior Developer
13 15 (2.40%) Technical Analyst
14 14 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (2.24%) Junior
14 14 (2.24%) Microsoft Developer
14 14 (2.24%) MI Analyst
15 13 (2.08%) QlikView Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (12.80%) .NET
2 37 (5.92%) XML
3 21 (3.36%) ASP.NET
4 19 (3.04%) WPF
5 16 (2.56%) HTML
6 15 (2.40%) Middleware
7 14 (2.24%) Web Services
8 12 (1.92%) WCF
9 11 (1.76%) WinForms
10 10 (1.60%) CSS
10 10 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (1.44%) J2EE
12 8 (1.28%) .NET Framework
13 7 (1.12%) jQuery
14 6 (0.96%) JSON
14 6 (0.96%) Swing
14 6 (0.96%) XSLT
15 5 (0.80%) Java EE
15 5 (0.80%) XMPP
15 5 (0.80%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 101 (16.16%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (11.68%) Fixed Income
3 59 (9.44%) Derivative
4 32 (5.12%) Market Risk
5 31 (4.96%) Computer Science
6 30 (4.80%) Mathematics
7 26 (4.16%) Equities
8 24 (3.84%) Credit Risk
9 21 (3.36%) Statistics
9 21 (3.36%) Hedge funds
10 20 (3.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 15 (2.40%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.40%) Visualisation
12 13 (2.08%) NHS
13 11 (1.76%) Client/Server
14 10 (1.60%) Physics
14 10 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.60%) User Experience
15 8 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (1.28%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.20%) Windows
2 27 (4.32%) Linux
2 27 (4.32%) UNIX
3 21 (3.36%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.16%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (10.56%) Analytics
2 60 (9.60%) Data Analysis
3 54 (8.64%) Migration
4 53 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
5 51 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (7.68%) Asset Management
7 42 (6.72%) Risk Management
8 40 (6.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 39 (6.24%) Investment Management
9 39 (6.24%) Project Management
10 38 (6.08%) Data Modelling
11 37 (5.92%) Business Analysis
12 36 (5.76%) ETL
13 33 (5.28%) RAD
14 28 (4.48%) OO
14 28 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
15 25 (4.00%) Data Management
16 19 (3.04%) Validation
16 19 (3.04%) Multithreading
17 18 (2.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 323 (51.68%) SQL
2 115 (18.40%) C#
3 61 (9.76%) VB
4 54 (8.64%) C++
5 49 (7.84%) Java
6 31 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 28 (4.48%) VBScript
8 20 (3.20%) JavaScript
9 19 (3.04%) Python
10 16 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 10 (1.60%) C
12 9 (1.44%) PL/SQL
12 9 (1.44%) VC++
13 8 (1.28%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.28%) Perl
13 8 (1.28%) R
14 6 (0.96%) MATLAB
15 5 (0.80%) VB6
16 4 (0.64%) Bash Shell
17 3 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (13.92%) Degree
2 17 (2.72%) PhD
3 10 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.64%) MCSD
6 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.64%) ACCA
7 3 (0.48%) CIMA
7 3 (0.48%) MCSE
7 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.48%) AAT
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.32%) ISEB
8 2 (0.32%) MCP
8 2 (0.32%) MBA
8 2 (0.32%) MOS
8 2 (0.32%) CFA
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.24%) QA
2 10 (1.60%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.12%) Basel III
4 4 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.64%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.48%) EMIR
6 2 (0.32%) Basel II
6 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.16%) COREP
System Software
1 23 (3.68%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.60%) vSphere
3 10 (1.60%) vCloud
3 10 (1.60%) NFS
4 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.60%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (0.80%) Control-M
4 4 (0.64%) SCCM
5 2 (0.32%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.16%) SCOM
6 1 (0.16%) Foglight
Vendors
1 126 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 61 (9.76%) Oracle
3 32 (5.12%) Sybase
4 25 (4.00%) HP
5 23 (3.68%) SAP
6 17 (2.72%) Tableau
7 15 (2.40%) IBM
8 13 (2.08%) VMware
8 13 (2.08%) Teradata
9 12 (1.92%) Business Objects
9 12 (1.92%) TIBCO
10 11 (1.76%) MicroStrategy
11 10 (1.60%) EMC
11 10 (1.60%) Cognos
11 10 (1.60%) Cisco
11 10 (1.60%) Websense
11 10 (1.60%) F5
12 9 (1.44%) JBoss
13 8 (1.28%) Bloomberg
14 7 (1.12%) TSYS
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