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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 201 167 169
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 267 312 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.16% 1.39% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.71% 3.34% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 253 210
Average daily rate £443 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £575 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 - £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.35 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +14.18%
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
9838 9343 9480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.74% 41.66% 40.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7435 6723 6970
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 67
Average hourly rate £26.00 £24.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% -30.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £160.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 48 £450 - 12
Croydon - 6 £175 -
Canary Wharf +4 3 £500 -4.76%
New Malden - 2 - -
Hounslow - 1 £275 -
Romford - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 316 (55.63%) SQL
2 262 (46.13%) Finance
3 214 (37.68%) C#
4 206 (36.27%) MS Excel
5 194 (34.15%) SQL Server
6 175 (30.81%) Banking
7 163 (28.70%) .NET
8 126 (22.18%) Microsoft
9 108 (19.01%) Front Office
10 90 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
11 82 (14.44%) MS Office
12 81 (14.26%) VB
12 81 (14.26%) Windows
13 77 (13.56%) Oracle
13 77 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
14 68 (11.97%) Fixed Income
15 63 (11.09%) C++
16 61 (10.74%) MS Access
16 61 (10.74%) Investment Banking
17 59 (10.39%) Analytics
18 57 (10.04%) T-SQL
19 54 (9.51%) Python
19 54 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 54 (9.51%) Degree
20 53 (9.33%) Derivative
20 53 (9.33%) Asset Management
20 53 (9.33%) VBScript
20 53 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
21 48 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
22 44 (7.75%) .NET Framework

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 28 (4.93%) IIS
2 24 (4.23%) SAS
3 23 (4.05%) SharePoint
4 20 (3.52%) Confluence
5 7 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (0.70%) MS Exchange
6 4 (0.70%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.53%) CMS
7 3 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.35%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.18%) Drupal
9 1 (0.18%) JBoss
9 1 (0.18%) Node.js
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
Applications
1 206 (36.27%) MS Excel
2 82 (14.44%) MS Office
3 33 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (5.46%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (1.94%) MS Project
5 11 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.53%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.53%) LaTeX
6 3 (0.53%) SPSS
7 1 (0.18%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 9 (1.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (0.70%) Global One
3 3 (0.53%) FINCAD Analytics
3 3 (0.53%) Misys Opics
4 2 (0.35%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.35%) SAP HCM
4 2 (0.35%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.18%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.23%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon EMR
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.35%) Taleo
3 1 (0.18%) AdWords
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.18%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.06%) HTTP
3 5 (0.88%) DNS
3 5 (0.88%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.70%) DHCP
4 4 (0.70%) Firewall
4 4 (0.70%) VPN
5 3 (0.53%) Internet
6 2 (0.35%) LAN
6 2 (0.35%) SSH
7 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.18%) NAS
7 1 (0.18%) SAN
7 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.74%) MS Access
3 54 (9.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (7.75%) Relational Database
6 40 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
7 38 (6.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (6.16%) Oracle Database
9 32 (5.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 23 (4.05%) Big Data
11 22 (3.87%) Data Mining
12 19 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 19 (3.35%) SQL Server 2005
13 18 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
13 18 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
14 17 (2.99%) QlikView
15 16 (2.82%) Hadoop
15 16 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (2.29%) RDBMS
17 11 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (3.87%) JIRA
2 19 (3.35%) Subversion
3 17 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 14 (2.46%) HP UFT
4 14 (2.46%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 10 (1.76%) Git (software)
6 7 (1.23%) CMake
7 6 (1.06%) Maven
7 6 (1.06%) TeamCity
8 5 (0.88%) FitNesse
8 5 (0.88%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.88%) Selenium
8 5 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.88%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.70%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.35%) Yeoman
General
1 262 (46.13%) Finance
2 175 (30.81%) Banking
3 108 (19.01%) Front Office
4 61 (10.74%) Investment Banking
5 27 (4.75%) Retail
6 20 (3.52%) Back Office
7 17 (2.99%) Marketing
8 9 (1.58%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.23%) Legal
10 6 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.88%) Billing
11 5 (0.88%) Law
12 4 (0.70%) Publishing
13 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.53%) Local Government
13 3 (0.53%) Music Industry
13 3 (0.53%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.18%) French Language
14 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 310 (54.58%) Developer
2 179 (31.51%) Analyst
3 92 (16.20%) VBA Developer
4 90 (15.85%) C# Developer
5 65 (11.44%) SQL Developer
6 61 (10.74%) Excel Developer
7 59 (10.39%) .NET Developer
8 54 (9.51%) Excel VBA Developer
9 49 (8.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 43 (7.57%) Data Analyst
11 30 (5.28%) SQL Analyst
12 29 (5.11%) Quantitative Developer
13 28 (4.93%) Support Analyst
14 24 (4.23%) Front Office Developer
15 23 (4.05%) Excel Analyst
15 23 (4.05%) RAD Developer
16 22 (3.87%) Business Analyst
17 21 (3.70%) Analyst Developer
18 20 (3.52%) Access Developer
18 20 (3.52%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (28.70%) .NET
2 44 (7.75%) .NET Framework
3 43 (7.57%) WinForms
4 36 (6.34%) WPF
5 34 (5.99%) ASP.NET
6 33 (5.81%) XML
7 25 (4.40%) HTML
7 25 (4.40%) Web Services
8 15 (2.64%) WCF
9 13 (2.29%) jQuery
10 9 (1.58%) MDX
11 8 (1.41%) OOXML
11 8 (1.41%) Qt
12 5 (0.88%) HTML5
12 5 (0.88%) Spring.NET
12 5 (0.88%) Task Parallel Library
12 5 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.88%) Unity DI Container
13 4 (0.70%) CSS
13 4 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (11.97%) Fixed Income
3 53 (9.33%) Derivative
4 33 (5.81%) Mathematics
5 28 (4.93%) Visualisation
6 23 (4.05%) Statistics
7 19 (3.35%) Equities
8 18 (3.17%) Credit Risk
8 18 (3.17%) Market Risk
9 17 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (2.82%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.94%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.94%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.41%) Hedge funds
12 8 (1.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (1.23%) Algorithms
13 7 (1.23%) CMDB
13 7 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (1.06%) NHS
15 5 (0.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 81 (14.26%) Windows
2 27 (4.75%) Windows 7
3 20 (3.52%) Windows Server
4 13 (2.29%) Linux
5 12 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.94%) Unix
7 8 (1.41%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.35%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (10.39%) Analytics
3 53 (9.33%) Asset Management
3 53 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
4 40 (7.04%) RAD
4 40 (7.04%) Risk Management
4 40 (7.04%) Unit Testing
5 39 (6.87%) Data Analysis
6 36 (6.34%) Data Modelling
7 35 (6.16%) ETL
8 34 (5.99%) OO
9 33 (5.81%) Migration
10 32 (5.63%) Data Management
11 27 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (4.58%) SDLC
13 23 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (3.70%) Project Management
15 20 (3.52%) Business Analysis
16 19 (3.35%) MVC
16 19 (3.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 316 (55.63%) SQL
2 214 (37.68%) C#
3 81 (14.26%) VB
4 63 (11.09%) C++
5 57 (10.04%) T-SQL
6 54 (9.51%) Python
7 53 (9.33%) VBScript
8 44 (7.75%) Java
9 41 (7.22%) VB.NET
10 36 (6.34%) JavaScript
11 24 (4.23%) MATLAB
12 22 (3.87%) PowerShell
13 21 (3.70%) R
13 21 (3.70%) VB6
14 19 (3.35%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.11%) C
16 9 (1.58%) Perl
17 7 (1.23%) Shell Script
18 6 (1.06%) VC++
19 4 (0.70%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (9.51%) Degree
2 15 (2.64%) PhD
3 11 (1.94%) Security Cleared
4 7 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.06%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.88%) MCSA
6 5 (0.88%) MCSE
7 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.35%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ACCA
9 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.18%) CFA
9 1 (0.18%) CIMA
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (5.99%) QA
2 15 (2.64%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.70%) MiFID
4 2 (0.35%) Basel III
4 2 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.18%) FATCA
5 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.18%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.35%) HDFS
2 2 (0.35%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.18%) NFS
3 1 (0.18%) Samba
3 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (0.88%) SCCM
2 4 (0.70%) Control-M
3 3 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 126 (22.18%) Microsoft
2 77 (13.56%) Oracle
3 29 (5.11%) Tableau
4 28 (4.93%) Sybase
5 23 (4.05%) Bloomberg
6 16 (2.82%) Reuters
7 14 (2.46%) SAP
8 13 (2.29%) Cognos
9 9 (1.58%) Charles River
9 9 (1.58%) FactSet
9 9 (1.58%) HP
10 8 (1.41%) Google
10 8 (1.41%) Informatica
11 5 (0.88%) Alteryx
11 5 (0.88%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.88%) Hortonworks
11 5 (0.88%) iManage
11 5 (0.88%) MapR
11 5 (0.88%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.88%) Talend
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