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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 144 166 113
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -53
Contract jobs citing VBA 368 308 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.56% 1.31% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.68% 3.13% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 209 313
Average daily rate
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£450 £443 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £239 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -44.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.66%
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
10005 9831 10544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.50% 41.68% 43.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7316 7042 7479
Average daily rate £450 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
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 £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 66 107
Average hourly rate £27.78 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.29% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £16.85 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £52.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +26 145 £450 - 25
Canary Wharf -11 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £431 -
Bromley -6 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £388 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 379 (55.74%) SQL
2 290 (42.65%) Finance
3 219 (32.21%) Banking
4 200 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 197 (28.97%) SQL Server
6 180 (26.47%) C#
7 163 (23.97%) .NET
8 156 (22.94%) Front Office
9 119 (17.50%) Microsoft
10 98 (14.41%) Investment Banking
11 94 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (13.53%) Oracle
13 84 (12.35%) RAD
14 82 (12.06%) Fixed Income
15 80 (11.76%) MS Access
16 73 (10.74%) ETL
17 72 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
18 68 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 66 (9.71%) Analytics
20 64 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
21 63 (9.26%) Python
22 62 (9.12%) MS Office
23 61 (8.97%) Java
23 61 (8.97%) Data Analysis
24 58 (8.53%) Degree
24 58 (8.53%) Relational Database
24 58 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
25 57 (8.38%) Windows
26 56 (8.24%) Derivative
27 53 (7.79%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 39 (5.74%) SAS
3 12 (1.76%) CICS
4 7 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 5 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.59%) IIS
8 3 (0.44%) IPython
9 2 (0.29%) Node.js
9 2 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.29%) Apache
9 2 (0.29%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.15%) Confluence
10 1 (0.15%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.15%) JBoss
10 1 (0.15%) CMS
10 1 (0.15%) LiveLink
Applications
1 200 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 62 (9.12%) MS Office
3 28 (4.12%) Spreadsheet
4 27 (3.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (2.50%) MS Project
6 15 (2.21%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.74%) SPSS
8 4 (0.59%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.15%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Hyperion Planning
2 8 (1.18%) Global One
3 4 (0.59%) CODA-Financials
3 4 (0.59%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.59%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.59%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (0.44%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.44%) Maximo
5 1 (0.15%) HFM
5 1 (0.15%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.15%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.15%) Endur
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.15%) Loanet
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.91%) FTP
2 4 (0.59%) HTTP
2 4 (0.59%) ISDN
2 4 (0.59%) LAN
2 4 (0.59%) PABX
3 3 (0.44%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) Extranet
4 2 (0.29%) SMTP
4 2 (0.29%) SAN
5 1 (0.15%) NAS
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 197 (28.97%) SQL Server
2 80 (11.76%) MS Access
3 68 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 64 (9.41%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 58 (8.53%) Relational Database
6 49 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 42 (6.18%) QlikView
8 30 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 26 (3.82%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (3.68%) Data Mining
11 23 (3.38%) RDBMS
12 22 (3.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (2.79%) Oracle Database
14 14 (2.06%) DB2
15 13 (1.91%) Essbase
15 13 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
16 12 (1.76%) IMS/DB
17 11 (1.62%) Hyperion Smart View
18 10 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.06%) JIRA
2 11 (1.62%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.18%) Subversion
4 7 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
4 7 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.74%) JUnit
6 5 (0.74%) Selenium
6 5 (0.74%) PowerBuilder
7 4 (0.59%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.59%) Hudson
8 3 (0.44%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.44%) Build Forge
8 3 (0.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 3 (0.44%) JMeter
8 3 (0.44%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.29%) Maven
9 2 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 290 (42.65%) Finance
2 219 (32.21%) Banking
3 156 (22.94%) Front Office
4 98 (14.41%) Investment Banking
5 32 (4.71%) Retail
6 16 (2.35%) Legal
6 16 (2.35%) Back Office
6 16 (2.35%) General Ledger
7 14 (2.06%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.76%) Corporate Banking
9 10 (1.47%) French Language
10 9 (1.32%) Marketing
10 9 (1.32%) Retail Banking
11 8 (1.18%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.59%) Advertising
12 4 (0.59%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.44%) Turkish Language
13 3 (0.44%) Billing
14 2 (0.29%) Publishing
14 2 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 330 (48.53%) Developer
2 255 (37.50%) Analyst
3 86 (12.65%) VBA Developer
4 79 (11.62%) Excel Developer
5 75 (11.03%) Data Analyst
6 60 (8.82%) Business Analyst
7 50 (7.35%) Excel VBA Developer
8 48 (7.06%) SQL Developer
9 47 (6.91%) RAD Developer
10 37 (5.44%) C# Developer
11 31 (4.56%) .NET Developer
11 31 (4.56%) Applications Support
12 29 (4.26%) Senior Developer
13 26 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
14 23 (3.38%) Support Analyst
15 22 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
16 19 (2.79%) Report Analyst
16 19 (2.79%) Analyst Developer
16 19 (2.79%) Information Analyst
17 16 (2.35%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (23.97%) .NET
2 44 (6.47%) HTML
3 42 (6.18%) ASP.NET
4 38 (5.59%) XML
5 31 (4.56%) WPF
6 21 (3.09%) CSS
7 17 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 16 (2.35%) Web Services
9 13 (1.91%) WCF
10 10 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (1.47%) WinForms
10 10 (1.47%) JSON
11 8 (1.18%) REST
12 7 (1.03%) FpML
13 6 (0.88%) XSL
13 6 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
14 5 (0.74%) jQuery
14 5 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (0.74%) ODBC
15 4 (0.59%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 82 (12.06%) Fixed Income
2 72 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (8.24%) Derivative
4 35 (5.15%) Market Risk
5 33 (4.85%) Credit Risk
6 32 (4.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 29 (4.26%) Visualisation
8 28 (4.12%) Equities
9 27 (3.97%) Statistics
10 24 (3.53%) NHS
11 22 (3.24%) Mathematics
12 21 (3.09%) Equity Derivative
13 19 (2.79%) Data Extraction
13 19 (2.79%) Management Information System
13 19 (2.79%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 13 (1.91%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.62%) Credit Derivative
15 11 (1.62%) Swaptions
16 10 (1.47%) Computer Science
17 7 (1.03%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 57 (8.38%) Windows
2 21 (3.09%) UNIX
3 16 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 12 (1.76%) Linux
5 10 (1.47%) MVS
6 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (13.82%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (12.35%) RAD
3 73 (10.74%) ETL
4 66 (9.71%) Analytics
5 61 (8.97%) Data Analysis
6 53 (7.79%) Risk Management
7 50 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 45 (6.62%) Business Analysis
9 37 (5.44%) Asset Management
10 36 (5.29%) Data Management
11 35 (5.15%) Data Modelling
11 35 (5.15%) Project Management
12 32 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 31 (4.56%) OO
13 31 (4.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 29 (4.26%) TDD
15 28 (4.12%) Migration
16 25 (3.68%) SDLC
17 21 (3.09%) Scrum
17 21 (3.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 379 (55.74%) SQL
2 180 (26.47%) C#
3 63 (9.26%) Python
4 61 (8.97%) Java
5 53 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 44 (6.47%) VB
6 44 (6.47%) C++
7 41 (6.03%) JavaScript
8 29 (4.26%) VB.NET
9 19 (2.79%) R
10 17 (2.50%) MATLAB
10 17 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 14 (2.06%) Perl
11 14 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.76%) COBOL
13 10 (1.47%) JCL
14 8 (1.18%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.88%) VBScript
15 6 (0.88%) Go
15 6 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 58 (8.53%) Degree
2 10 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.74%) DV Cleared
3 5 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.44%) PhD
5 2 (0.29%) ISEB
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.29%) ACCA
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CIMA
6 1 (0.15%) MBA
6 1 (0.15%) CFA
6 1 (0.15%) OCA
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
6 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.97%) QA
2 8 (1.18%) SLA
3 7 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.88%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.59%) AIFMD
5 4 (0.59%) FATCA
6 3 (0.44%) Basel II
7 2 (0.29%) Basel III
7 2 (0.29%) EMIR
7 2 (0.29%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) MiFID
System Software
1 9 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (0.15%) Samba
2 1 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.15%) NFS
Systems Management
1 17 (2.50%) Control-M
2 7 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
3 6 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.15%) Nagios
4 1 (0.15%) WMI
4 1 (0.15%) SCCM
4 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 119 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 92 (13.53%) Oracle
3 38 (5.59%) Tableau
4 20 (2.94%) Bloomberg
5 14 (2.06%) Hyperion
6 13 (1.91%) Reuters
7 12 (1.76%) Alteryx
8 11 (1.62%) Sybase
9 10 (1.47%) SAP
10 8 (1.18%) Cognos
11 7 (1.03%) Informatica
11 7 (1.03%) Talend
12 6 (0.88%) WorldPay
12 6 (0.88%) SunGard
12 6 (0.88%) HP
13 5 (0.74%) Citrix
13 5 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
13 5 (0.74%) IBM
13 5 (0.74%) CODA
13 5 (0.74%) VMware
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