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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 132 164 78
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -86
Contract jobs citing VBA 349 279 501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.64% 1.28% 2.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.89% 3.17% 6.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 172 373
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £175.00 £16.50 £23.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+960.60% -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -13.40%
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
8982 8805 8169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.31% 40.52% 41.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6614 6259 5870
Average daily rate £450 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 74 87
Average hourly rate £28.88 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £27.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +35 132 £450 +5.88% 35
Docklands, London +5 6 £425 -8.30%
Beckenham - - - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - - - - 3
Uxbridge - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 385 (54.46%) SQL
2 249 (35.22%) Finance
3 221 (31.26%) Banking
4 207 (29.28%) MS Excel
5 202 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 163 (23.06%) C#
7 159 (22.49%) Front Office
8 157 (22.21%) .NET
9 145 (20.51%) Microsoft
10 109 (15.42%) Java
11 105 (14.85%) RAD
12 92 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
13 89 (12.59%) Investment Banking
14 85 (12.02%) MS Access
15 80 (11.32%) MS Office
15 80 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
16 79 (11.17%) Oracle
17 75 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 73 (10.33%) Degree
19 72 (10.18%) Windows
20 71 (10.04%) Derivative
21 70 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 68 (9.62%) XML
22 68 (9.62%) Python
23 67 (9.48%) Fixed Income
23 67 (9.48%) Analytics
24 63 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
25 62 (8.77%) Data Analysis
26 59 (8.35%) ETL
27 58 (8.20%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 29 (4.10%) SAS
3 7 (0.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 6 (0.85%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (0.71%) Oracle 10gAS
6 4 (0.57%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.42%) IIS
8 2 (0.28%) Apache
8 2 (0.28%) CMS
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.28%) Confluence
8 2 (0.28%) Node.js
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.14%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 207 (29.28%) MS Excel
2 80 (11.32%) MS Office
3 35 (4.95%) Spreadsheet
4 24 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.13%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.85%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.85%) PowerPivot
7 5 (0.71%) SPSS
8 4 (0.57%) MS Project
9 1 (0.14%) Stata
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (2.40%) thinkFolio
2 9 (1.27%) Endur
3 8 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (1.13%) LatentZero
3 8 (1.13%) ZaiNet
4 4 (0.57%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.57%) IntelliMatch
5 3 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.42%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.42%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.42%) CODA-Financials
5 3 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.28%) Summit
6 2 (0.28%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 2 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.14%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.14%) HFM
7 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.42%) SaaS
2 1 (0.14%) Office 365
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.13%) SAN
2 7 (0.99%) Internet
3 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.42%) DNS
4 3 (0.42%) SSL
4 3 (0.42%) LDAP
4 3 (0.42%) Extranet
4 3 (0.42%) NAS
5 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 2 (0.28%) LAN
5 2 (0.28%) WAN
5 2 (0.28%) SMTP
6 1 (0.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.14%) ATM
6 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 85 (12.02%) MS Access
3 75 (10.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 70 (9.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (8.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
7 37 (5.23%) Relational Database
8 36 (5.09%) QlikView
9 34 (4.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (4.38%) SQL Server 2005
11 22 (3.11%) Data Mining
12 19 (2.69%) Oracle Database
13 18 (2.55%) OLAP
14 15 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.70%) Crystal Reports
15 12 (1.70%) RDBMS
16 11 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 11 (1.56%) Big Data
17 10 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (2.83%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 18 (2.55%) Visual Studio
2 18 (2.55%) Subversion
2 18 (2.55%) JIRA
3 11 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.99%) ClearQuest
5 6 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
6 4 (0.57%) Talend Open Studio
6 4 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (0.57%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.42%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.42%) Toad
7 3 (0.42%) Selenium
8 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.28%) NUnit
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.28%) NSubstitute
8 2 (0.28%) Zephyr
General
1 249 (35.22%) Finance
2 221 (31.26%) Banking
3 159 (22.49%) Front Office
4 89 (12.59%) Investment Banking
5 39 (5.52%) Retail
6 22 (3.11%) Publishing
7 16 (2.26%) Back Office
7 16 (2.26%) Retail Banking
8 15 (2.12%) Law
8 15 (2.12%) Legal
9 12 (1.70%) Marketing
10 9 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.85%) French Language
12 5 (0.71%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.42%) Games
13 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.28%) Billing
14 2 (0.28%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
15 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 395 (55.87%) Developer
2 230 (32.53%) Analyst
3 114 (16.12%) Excel Developer
4 91 (12.87%) VBA Developer
5 57 (8.06%) Data Analyst
6 56 (7.92%) SQL Developer
6 56 (7.92%) RAD Developer
7 51 (7.21%) Business Analyst
8 42 (5.94%) Excel VBA Developer
9 37 (5.23%) Senior Developer
10 32 (4.53%) C# Developer
11 28 (3.96%) Quantitative Developer
12 26 (3.68%) .NET Developer
13 25 (3.54%) Support Analyst
14 24 (3.39%) Analyst Developer
15 22 (3.11%) Applications Support
15 22 (3.11%) Front Office Developer
15 22 (3.11%) Python Developer
16 21 (2.97%) Junior
17 17 (2.40%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (22.21%) .NET
2 68 (9.62%) XML
3 48 (6.79%) HTML
4 37 (5.23%) CSS
5 36 (5.09%) XSLT
6 35 (4.95%) ASP.NET
7 21 (2.97%) jQuery
8 19 (2.69%) WCF
8 19 (2.69%) WPF
9 15 (2.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 14 (1.98%) .NET Framework
11 13 (1.84%) HTML5
12 10 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (1.41%) ActiveX
12 10 (1.41%) Web Services
12 10 (1.41%) JSP
13 9 (1.27%) WinForms
13 9 (1.27%) JSON
13 9 (1.27%) RESTful
13 9 (1.27%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 92 (13.01%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (10.04%) Derivative
3 67 (9.48%) Fixed Income
4 55 (7.78%) Equities
5 39 (5.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 30 (4.24%) Credit Risk
6 30 (4.24%) Visualisation
7 29 (4.10%) Equity Derivative
8 28 (3.96%) Statistics
9 27 (3.82%) Market Risk
10 24 (3.39%) Mathematics
11 20 (2.83%) NHS
12 19 (2.69%) Management Information System
12 19 (2.69%) Data Conversion
13 13 (1.84%) Computer Science
14 11 (1.56%) Swaptions
15 10 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 8 (1.13%) Hedge funds
17 6 (0.85%) Data Integration
18 5 (0.71%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 72 (10.18%) Windows
2 23 (3.25%) Windows 7
3 21 (2.97%) UNIX
4 17 (2.40%) Windows XP
5 13 (1.84%) Linux
6 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Android
8 1 (0.14%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (14.85%) RAD
2 80 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (9.48%) Analytics
4 62 (8.77%) Data Analysis
5 59 (8.35%) ETL
6 54 (7.64%) Data Modelling
7 53 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (6.65%) Migration
9 45 (6.36%) Risk Management
10 39 (5.52%) Business Analysis
11 37 (5.23%) OO
12 32 (4.53%) Asset Management
12 32 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (4.10%) TDD
14 25 (3.54%) Quantitative Analysis
15 24 (3.39%) Project Management
16 23 (3.25%) Scrum
17 21 (2.97%) MVC
17 21 (2.97%) Data Management
17 21 (2.97%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 385 (54.46%) SQL
2 163 (23.06%) C#
3 109 (15.42%) Java
4 68 (9.62%) Python
5 58 (8.20%) T-SQL
5 58 (8.20%) VB
5 58 (8.20%) JavaScript
6 44 (6.22%) C++
7 31 (4.38%) VB.NET
8 23 (3.25%) VBScript
9 17 (2.40%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.26%) MATLAB
11 14 (1.98%) C
11 14 (1.98%) VB6
11 14 (1.98%) R
12 12 (1.70%) PowerShell
12 12 (1.70%) Perl
13 8 (1.13%) Shell Script
14 6 (0.85%) PHP
15 4 (0.57%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 73 (10.33%) Degree
2 21 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 9 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.71%) ISEB
8 3 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.42%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.42%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.42%) MCSE
8 3 (0.42%) PhD
8 3 (0.42%) IIBA
9 2 (0.28%) MCP
9 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.14%) ACCA
10 1 (0.14%) CIMA
10 1 (0.14%) MCSA
10 1 (0.14%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.81%) QA
2 4 (0.57%) Basel III
2 4 (0.57%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.42%) AIFMD
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) Basel II
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.57%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (0.57%) VMware Server
4 3 (0.42%) Samba
4 3 (0.42%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (2.83%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.71%) Control-M
2 5 (0.71%) SCCM
3 4 (0.57%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.14%) Foglight
4 1 (0.14%) WMI
4 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 145 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 79 (11.17%) Oracle
3 34 (4.81%) Tableau
4 21 (2.97%) Bloomberg
5 20 (2.83%) Cognos
6 19 (2.69%) Business Objects
7 18 (2.55%) Teradata
8 12 (1.70%) HP
9 9 (1.27%) Trayport
10 8 (1.13%) Sybase
10 8 (1.13%) Reuters
11 7 (0.99%) Fidessa
11 7 (0.99%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.99%) VMware
12 6 (0.85%) IBM
13 5 (0.71%) Citrix
13 5 (0.71%) Alteryx
14 4 (0.57%) Talend
14 4 (0.57%) Yardi
14 4 (0.57%) Syncfusion
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