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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 176 121 98
Rank change year-on-year
-55 -23
Contract jobs citing VBA 303 445 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.25% 1.75% 1.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 3.98% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 326 396
Average daily rate
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£438 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £606 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -23.91%
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
10098 11168 10513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.69% 43.98% 40.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7136 7968 7331
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 64 91 146
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £76.89 £59.00 £48.50
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 2 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
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 2 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 -33 89 £475 - 44
Docklands, London +12 4 £525 -19.23%
Canary Wharf +8 1 £400 +127.92%
Wimbledon - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Erith - - - -
Feltham - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 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.

1 328 (51.98%) SQL
2 256 (40.57%) Finance
3 190 (30.11%) Banking
4 170 (26.94%) MS Excel
5 147 (23.30%) SQL Server
6 121 (19.18%) Microsoft
7 113 (17.91%) C#
8 102 (16.16%) Front Office
9 92 (14.58%) Degree
10 84 (13.31%) Investment Banking
11 79 (12.52%) .NET
12 78 (12.36%) Fixed Income
13 69 (10.94%) Analytics
14 68 (10.78%) MS Access
15 65 (10.30%) Oracle
15 65 (10.30%) Data Analysis
16 62 (9.83%) Windows
17 60 (9.51%) MS Office
17 60 (9.51%) VB
18 59 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
18 59 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 57 (9.03%) C++
20 55 (8.72%) Derivative
21 52 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 52 (8.24%) Migration
22 49 (7.77%) Asset Management
23 48 (7.61%) Java
24 47 (7.45%) Relational Database
25 42 (6.66%) Risk Management
25 42 (6.66%) Investment Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 35 (5.55%) SharePoint
2 34 (5.39%) SAS
3 10 (1.58%) Confluence
4 7 (1.11%) Tomcat
5 6 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.95%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.95%) IBM Notes
6 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.32%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.16%) Drupal
9 1 (0.16%) Apache
9 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.16%) CMS
9 1 (0.16%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 170 (26.94%) MS Excel
2 60 (9.51%) MS Office
3 31 (4.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (4.75%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (2.22%) MS Project
6 7 (1.11%) MS Visio
6 7 (1.11%) SPSS
7 4 (0.63%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.32%) FastStats
8 2 (0.32%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.16%) Open Workbench
9 1 (0.16%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 5 (0.79%) Markit EDM
1 5 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.48%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.32%) Summit
3 2 (0.32%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.32%) Workday HCM
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.32%) ReMetrica
4 1 (0.16%) Global One
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.16%) CA Clarity
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.16%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.16%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.16%) Taleo
1 1 (0.16%) SaaS
1 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.74%) DNS
1 11 (1.74%) Firewall
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
2 10 (1.58%) SNMP
2 10 (1.58%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.58%) VPN
3 5 (0.79%) LDAP
3 5 (0.79%) Softphone
4 3 (0.48%) 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 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.78%) MS Access
3 59 (9.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 52 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 47 (7.45%) Relational Database
6 38 (6.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 31 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
8 24 (3.80%) QlikView
9 17 (2.69%) Crystal Reports
10 13 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 13 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (1.74%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.43%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.27%) Star Schema
13 8 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
15 5 (0.79%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.63%) Big Data
16 4 (0.63%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 12 (1.90%) JIRA
2 11 (1.74%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.74%) Subversion
3 9 (1.43%) JUnit
3 9 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.11%) Maven
5 6 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (0.95%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.79%) CruiseControl
7 4 (0.63%) jMock
7 4 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.48%) Hudson
8 3 (0.48%) Selenium
8 3 (0.48%) Build Forge
8 3 (0.48%) NUnit
8 3 (0.48%) Toad
8 3 (0.48%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.32%) Xcode
9 2 (0.32%) MSBuild
General
1 256 (40.57%) Finance
2 190 (30.11%) Banking
3 102 (16.16%) Front Office
4 84 (13.31%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.28%) Retail
6 19 (3.01%) Marketing
7 17 (2.69%) Financial Institution
8 14 (2.22%) Retail Banking
9 13 (2.06%) Publishing
10 12 (1.90%) Back Office
11 6 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.95%) Billing
11 6 (0.95%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
12 5 (0.79%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.79%) Legal
13 2 (0.32%) International Banking
13 2 (0.32%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.32%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 295 (46.75%) Developer
2 257 (40.73%) Analyst
3 99 (15.69%) VBA Developer
4 82 (13.00%) Excel Developer
5 70 (11.09%) Data Analyst
6 54 (8.56%) Excel VBA Developer
7 52 (8.24%) Business Analyst
8 44 (6.97%) SQL Developer
9 29 (4.60%) C# Developer
10 27 (4.28%) Quantitative Developer
11 25 (3.96%) Support Analyst
12 20 (3.17%) RAD Developer
13 17 (2.69%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (2.69%) Access Developer
14 16 (2.54%) Analyst Developer
15 15 (2.38%) Quantitative Analyst
16 14 (2.22%) Technical Analyst
16 14 (2.22%) Senior Developer
17 13 (2.06%) Applications Support
17 13 (2.06%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.52%) .NET
2 41 (6.50%) XML
3 20 (3.17%) ASP.NET
3 20 (3.17%) HTML
4 18 (2.85%) WPF
5 16 (2.54%) Middleware
6 13 (2.06%) WCF
7 12 (1.90%) Web Services
8 11 (1.74%) XSLT
8 11 (1.74%) WinForms
9 9 (1.43%) XHTML
9 9 (1.43%) J2EE
9 9 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (1.27%) CSS
11 7 (1.11%) .NET Framework
12 6 (0.95%) JSON
12 6 (0.95%) Swing
12 6 (0.95%) jQuery
12 6 (0.95%) Murex MxML
13 5 (0.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 78 (12.36%) Fixed Income
2 55 (8.72%) Derivative
3 33 (5.23%) Market Risk
4 29 (4.60%) Mathematics
4 29 (4.60%) Computer Science
5 26 (4.12%) Equities
6 25 (3.96%) Statistics
7 20 (3.17%) Credit Risk
7 20 (3.17%) Hedge funds
8 18 (2.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 15 (2.38%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.06%) NHS
11 12 (1.90%) Visualisation
12 11 (1.74%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.74%) Data Conversion
13 10 (1.58%) Physics
13 10 (1.58%) Economics
13 10 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
14 8 (1.27%) Data Extraction
14 8 (1.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.83%) Windows
2 29 (4.60%) UNIX
3 28 (4.44%) Linux
4 15 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) AIX
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (10.94%) Analytics
2 65 (10.30%) Data Analysis
3 59 (9.35%) Business Intelligence
4 52 (8.24%) Migration
5 49 (7.77%) Asset Management
6 42 (6.66%) Risk Management
6 42 (6.66%) Investment Management
7 40 (6.34%) Project Management
8 38 (6.02%) RAD
9 34 (5.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (5.23%) ETL
10 33 (5.23%) Business Analysis
11 31 (4.91%) Data Modelling
12 29 (4.60%) Data Management
13 28 (4.44%) OO
14 26 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (3.49%) Validation
15 22 (3.49%) Software Engineering
16 20 (3.17%) Multithreading
17 17 (2.69%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 328 (51.98%) SQL
2 113 (17.91%) C#
3 60 (9.51%) VB
4 57 (9.03%) C++
5 48 (7.61%) Java
6 28 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 27 (4.28%) VBScript
8 23 (3.65%) Python
9 19 (3.01%) JavaScript
10 14 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.43%) VC++
13 8 (1.27%) C
14 7 (1.11%) Perl
14 7 (1.11%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.11%) R
15 6 (0.95%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.79%) VB6
17 3 (0.48%) Ruby
17 3 (0.48%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 92 (14.58%) Degree
2 19 (3.01%) PhD
3 9 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.63%) MCSD
6 4 (0.63%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.63%) ACCA
7 3 (0.48%) CIMA
7 3 (0.48%) MCSE
7 3 (0.48%) AAT
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.32%) MCP
8 2 (0.32%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.32%) ISEB
8 2 (0.32%) MBA
8 2 (0.32%) MOS
8 2 (0.32%) CFA
8 2 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.34%) QA
2 11 (1.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.79%) Basel III
4 4 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.48%) EMIR
6 2 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.32%) Basel II
7 1 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.16%) SLA
7 1 (0.16%) P3O
7 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.16%) COREP
System Software
1 20 (3.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (1.58%) vSphere
2 10 (1.58%) vCloud
2 10 (1.58%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (2.22%) 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
1 121 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.30%) Oracle
3 32 (5.07%) Sybase
4 24 (3.80%) SAP
5 23 (3.65%) HP
6 15 (2.38%) Business Objects
6 15 (2.38%) IBM
6 15 (2.38%) Tableau
7 13 (2.06%) Teradata
8 11 (1.74%) VMware
8 11 (1.74%) MicroStrategy
9 10 (1.58%) EMC
9 10 (1.58%) TIBCO
9 10 (1.58%) Cisco
9 10 (1.58%) Cognos
9 10 (1.58%) Websense
9 10 (1.58%) F5
10 9 (1.43%) JBoss
11 8 (1.27%) Murex
11 8 (1.27%) Hyperion
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Networking People
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Experis Ltd
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Montash
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
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London
Square One Resources
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South West London
Client Server
Rate: £200 to £250 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Rate: £200 to £250 p/day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
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City of London
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City of London
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Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
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City of London
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City of London
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