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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 155 155 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -73
Contract jobs citing VBA 313 324 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.40% 1.39% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.35% 3.41% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 207 390
Average daily rate
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£450 £435 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £643 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -41.79%
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
9335 9493 8797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.69% 40.66% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6729 6963 6374
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 103
Average hourly rate £24.23 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.77% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.20 £17.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £160.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 +20 110 £446 +5.00% 18
Docklands, London +6 6 £425 -8.30%
Bromley - 4 £275 -
Canary Wharf -4 3 £525 +31.25%
Uxbridge +6 2 £225 +18.42%
South Croydon - 2 £212 -
Southwark - 1 £363 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 404 (56.90%) SQL
2 256 (36.06%) Finance
3 222 (31.27%) SQL Server
4 215 (30.28%) Banking
5 201 (28.31%) MS Excel
6 178 (25.07%) C#
6 178 (25.07%) Front Office
7 161 (22.68%) .NET
8 137 (19.30%) Microsoft
9 115 (16.20%) RAD
10 114 (16.06%) Java
11 91 (12.82%) Python
12 88 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
13 87 (12.25%) Oracle
14 85 (11.97%) Investment Banking
15 84 (11.83%) Fixed Income
16 83 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
17 82 (11.55%) MS Access
18 80 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 78 (10.99%) Derivative
20 75 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 72 (10.14%) Degree
22 70 (9.86%) T-SQL
22 70 (9.86%) ETL
23 69 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
24 67 (9.44%) MS Office
25 65 (9.15%) Analytics
26 64 (9.01%) XML
27 63 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
28 62 (8.73%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 48 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 40 (5.63%) SAS
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.42%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.42%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.42%) IIS
8 2 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.28%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.28%) Node.js
8 2 (0.28%) Confluence
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 201 (28.31%) MS Excel
2 67 (9.44%) MS Office
3 34 (4.79%) Spreadsheet
4 20 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (1.97%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.27%) MS Project
7 8 (1.13%) PowerPivot
8 7 (0.99%) SPSS
9 6 (0.85%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
11 2 (0.28%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.14%) InDesign
12 1 (0.14%) Stata
Business Applications
1 13 (1.83%) thinkFolio
2 9 (1.27%) Endur
3 8 (1.13%) LatentZero
3 8 (1.13%) ZaiNet
4 7 (0.99%) Hyperion Planning
5 5 (0.70%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.70%) Global One
6 4 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 4 (0.56%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.28%) Summit
8 2 (0.28%) Primavera
8 2 (0.28%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.14%) Siebel Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
9 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
9 1 (0.14%) HFM
9 1 (0.14%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.99%) SAN
1 7 (0.99%) Internet
2 3 (0.42%) Extranet
2 3 (0.42%) NAS
2 3 (0.42%) LDAP
2 3 (0.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.42%) DNS
2 3 (0.42%) SSL
3 2 (0.28%) LAN
3 2 (0.28%) WAN
3 2 (0.28%) SMTP
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.14%) ATM
4 1 (0.14%) Firewall
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 222 (31.27%) SQL Server
2 82 (11.55%) MS Access
3 80 (11.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 75 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 69 (9.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 63 (8.87%) Data Warehouse
7 47 (6.62%) Relational Database
8 42 (5.92%) QlikView
9 34 (4.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (3.10%) Oracle Database
12 19 (2.68%) RDBMS
12 19 (2.68%) Data Mining
13 14 (1.97%) OLAP
14 12 (1.69%) Big Data
15 11 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
15 11 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 10 (1.41%) Hadoop
17 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (3.10%) Visual Studio
2 19 (2.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 18 (2.54%) Subversion
3 18 (2.54%) JIRA
4 9 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.99%) ClearQuest
5 7 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
5 7 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
5 7 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.70%) PowerBuilder
6 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (0.42%) Selenium
9 2 (0.28%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.28%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.28%) NSubstitute
9 2 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 256 (36.06%) Finance
2 215 (30.28%) Banking
3 178 (25.07%) Front Office
4 85 (11.97%) Investment Banking
5 37 (5.21%) Retail
6 16 (2.25%) Publishing
7 14 (1.97%) Back Office
7 14 (1.97%) Law
7 14 (1.97%) Retail Banking
8 12 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
8 12 (1.69%) Marketing
9 10 (1.41%) Legal
10 8 (1.13%) French Language
11 7 (0.99%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.70%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.56%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.28%) Advertising
16 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
16 1 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 417 (58.73%) Developer
2 225 (31.69%) Analyst
3 120 (16.90%) Excel Developer
4 98 (13.80%) VBA Developer
5 64 (9.01%) Data Analyst
5 64 (9.01%) RAD Developer
6 54 (7.61%) SQL Developer
7 50 (7.04%) Excel VBA Developer
8 45 (6.34%) Senior Developer
9 39 (5.49%) Business Analyst
10 35 (4.93%) C# Developer
11 31 (4.37%) .NET Developer
12 28 (3.94%) Quantitative Developer
13 27 (3.80%) Applications Support
14 26 (3.66%) Analyst Developer
14 26 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 23 (3.24%) Front Office Developer
16 20 (2.82%) Information Analyst
17 19 (2.68%) Report Analyst
17 19 (2.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (22.68%) .NET
2 64 (9.01%) XML
3 45 (6.34%) HTML
4 39 (5.49%) CSS
5 36 (5.07%) ASP.NET
6 30 (4.23%) XSLT
7 20 (2.82%) WCF
7 20 (2.82%) WPF
7 20 (2.82%) jQuery
8 17 (2.39%) .NET Framework
9 14 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (1.41%) RESTful
10 10 (1.41%) HTML5
10 10 (1.41%) ActiveX
10 10 (1.41%) JSP
11 9 (1.27%) JSON
11 9 (1.27%) WinForms
11 9 (1.27%) CSS3
12 8 (1.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 8 (1.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 84 (11.83%) Fixed Income
2 83 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (10.99%) Derivative
4 57 (8.03%) Equities
5 36 (5.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (4.93%) Equity Derivative
7 34 (4.79%) Statistics
8 33 (4.65%) Visualisation
9 26 (3.66%) Credit Risk
10 25 (3.52%) NHS
11 22 (3.10%) Market Risk
11 22 (3.10%) Mathematics
12 20 (2.82%) Management Information System
13 13 (1.83%) Data Conversion
14 12 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 12 (1.69%) Swaptions
15 11 (1.55%) Data Extraction
16 8 (1.13%) Economics
16 8 (1.13%) Computer Science
17 7 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.73%) Windows
2 27 (3.80%) UNIX
3 12 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 12 (1.69%) Linux
4 10 (1.41%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (16.20%) RAD
2 88 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (9.86%) ETL
4 65 (9.15%) Analytics
5 54 (7.61%) Data Analysis
6 50 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
7 49 (6.90%) Risk Management
8 40 (5.63%) Data Modelling
9 38 (5.35%) Business Analysis
10 36 (5.07%) OO
11 35 (4.93%) Migration
12 31 (4.37%) Data Management
13 30 (4.23%) TDD
13 30 (4.23%) Asset Management
13 30 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (3.94%) Quantitative Analysis
15 26 (3.66%) Project Management
16 25 (3.52%) Scrum
17 21 (2.96%) MVC
18 17 (2.39%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 404 (56.90%) SQL
2 178 (25.07%) C#
3 114 (16.06%) Java
4 91 (12.82%) Python
5 70 (9.86%) T-SQL
6 59 (8.31%) JavaScript
7 58 (8.17%) VB
8 52 (7.32%) C++
9 32 (4.51%) VB.NET
10 19 (2.68%) VBScript
10 19 (2.68%) Go
11 18 (2.54%) MATLAB
11 18 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.39%) R
13 14 (1.97%) C
14 13 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.69%) VB6
16 11 (1.55%) PowerShell
17 10 (1.41%) Perl
18 7 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (10.14%) Degree
2 17 (2.39%) Security Cleared
3 7 (0.99%) ISTQB
4 6 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (0.56%) CTC Cleared
6 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.42%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.42%) PhD
7 3 (0.42%) ISEB
7 3 (0.42%) IIBA
8 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
9 1 (0.14%) MCSA
9 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.65%) QA
2 4 (0.56%) AIFMD
3 3 (0.42%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.28%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 10 (1.41%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.42%) NFS
3 3 (0.42%) Samba
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (2.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (0.28%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) WMI
Vendors
1 137 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 87 (12.25%) Oracle
3 39 (5.49%) Tableau
4 22 (3.10%) Bloomberg
5 17 (2.39%) Teradata
6 14 (1.97%) Business Objects
7 12 (1.69%) Cognos
8 11 (1.55%) Alteryx
9 9 (1.27%) Trayport
10 8 (1.13%) Reuters
10 8 (1.13%) HP
11 7 (0.99%) Hyperion
11 7 (0.99%) IBM
11 7 (0.99%) Fidessa
11 7 (0.99%) Talend
12 6 (0.85%) DevExpress
13 5 (0.70%) Syncfusion
13 5 (0.70%) VMware
13 5 (0.70%) SunGard
13 5 (0.70%) Sybase
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