The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / London
Rank 231 170 134
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -36
Contract jobs citing VBA 186 304 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 1.45% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.14% 3.38% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 206 309
Median daily rate £413 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -23.52%

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
8678 9003 8992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.38% 42.99% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 6464 6670 6746
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 41
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.19 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -13.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.35 £17.18 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -30 33 £330 -34.00% 11
Docklands, London - 3 £525 -
Westminster - 2 £373 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 217 (56.66%) SQL
2 190 (49.61%) Finance
3 144 (37.60%) MS Excel
4 115 (30.03%) SQL Server
5 98 (25.59%) Microsoft
6 91 (23.76%) Banking
7 87 (22.72%) C#
8 81 (21.15%) .NET
9 70 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
10 61 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
10 61 (15.93%) Oracle
11 59 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
12 53 (13.84%) Analytics
13 51 (13.32%) Front Office
14 50 (13.05%) VB
15 49 (12.79%) MS Access
16 47 (12.27%) Degree
17 42 (10.97%) Data Analysis
18 39 (10.18%) Investment Banking
19 38 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 38 (9.92%) Windows
19 38 (9.92%) MS Office
20 37 (9.66%) Migration
21 36 (9.40%) Python
22 34 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 33 (8.62%) Spreadsheet
23 33 (8.62%) VB.NET
24 31 (8.09%) T-SQL
25 29 (7.57%) JavaScript
25 29 (7.57%) Data Modelling

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (6.53%) SharePoint
2 24 (6.27%) SAS
3 8 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (1.83%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.04%) Confluence
6 4 (1.04%) IIS
6 4 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.78%) Apache
7 3 (0.78%) CMS
7 3 (0.78%) IBM Domino
7 3 (0.78%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.52%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 144 (37.60%) MS Excel
2 38 (9.92%) MS Office
3 33 (8.62%) Spreadsheet
4 26 (6.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (2.61%) MS Project
6 8 (2.09%) MS Visio
7 4 (1.04%) InfoPath
7 4 (1.04%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) SAP HCM
2 3 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.78%) Summit
3 2 (0.52%) Infor SunSystems
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.52%) Relativity
3 2 (0.52%) Ringtail
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.52%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.26%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.26%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 1 (0.26%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.44%) Office 365
2 16 (4.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.78%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.52%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.26%) LDAP
1 1 (0.26%) Unified Communications
1 1 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (30.03%) SQL Server
2 49 (12.79%) MS Access
3 38 (9.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 34 (8.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 28 (7.31%) Power BI
6 27 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 24 (6.27%) Oracle Database
8 21 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
10 15 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (3.66%) Data Mining
11 14 (3.66%) QlikView
12 12 (3.13%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (2.87%) Oracle Reports
13 11 (2.87%) SQL Server 2000
13 11 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (2.35%) GIS
15 9 (2.35%) Hadoop
15 9 (2.35%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 10 (2.61%) JIRA
1 10 (2.61%) Visual Studio
1 10 (2.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 7 (1.83%) Subversion
2 7 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.57%) Selenium
4 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.31%) Oracle APEX
5 4 (1.04%) Build Forge
5 4 (1.04%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.04%) Hudson
6 3 (0.78%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.78%) HP UFT
6 3 (0.78%) TeamCity
6 3 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (0.52%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.52%) TestComplete
7 2 (0.52%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.26%) QAComplete
General
1 190 (49.61%) Finance
2 91 (23.76%) Banking
3 51 (13.32%) Front Office
4 39 (10.18%) Investment Banking
5 20 (5.22%) Retail
6 10 (2.61%) Marketing
7 9 (2.35%) Legal
8 7 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.31%) Back Office
9 5 (1.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.04%) General Ledger
10 4 (1.04%) Local Government
11 3 (0.78%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.52%) Advertising
12 2 (0.52%) Billing
12 2 (0.52%) Electronics
12 2 (0.52%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.26%) Russian Language
13 1 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 197 (51.44%) Developer
2 146 (38.12%) Analyst
3 66 (17.23%) VBA Developer
4 48 (12.53%) Data Analyst
5 43 (11.23%) Excel Developer
6 41 (10.70%) SQL Developer
7 37 (9.66%) C# Developer
8 34 (8.88%) Excel VBA Developer
9 33 (8.62%) .NET Developer
10 31 (8.09%) Business Analyst
11 29 (7.57%) Analyst Developer
12 27 (7.05%) SQL Analyst
13 23 (6.01%) Access Developer
14 22 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (4.70%) Access VBA Developer
16 16 (4.18%) Excel Analyst
17 14 (3.66%) SQL Data Analyst
18 13 (3.39%) Developer Analyst
18 13 (3.39%) Report Analyst
18 13 (3.39%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (21.15%) .NET
2 28 (7.31%) .NET Framework
3 17 (4.44%) XML
4 15 (3.92%) HTML
5 11 (2.87%) REST
5 11 (2.87%) WPF
6 10 (2.61%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.61%) WinForms
7 8 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (1.83%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.83%) WCF
8 7 (1.83%) Web Services
9 6 (1.57%) CSS
9 6 (1.57%) J2EE
9 6 (1.57%) jQuery
10 5 (1.31%) D3.js
10 5 (1.31%) JSON
10 5 (1.31%) Spring
11 4 (1.04%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 70 (18.28%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.05%) Visualisation
3 23 (6.01%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.22%) Fixed Income
5 19 (4.96%) Equities
5 19 (4.96%) Mathematics
6 17 (4.44%) Computer Science
6 17 (4.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (3.66%) Derivative
8 11 (2.87%) Market Risk
8 11 (2.87%) Statistics
9 8 (2.09%) Algorithms
9 8 (2.09%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.83%) Clustering
10 7 (1.83%) Reinsurance
11 6 (1.57%) Data Extraction
11 6 (1.57%) User Experience
12 5 (1.31%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.31%) FMCG
12 5 (1.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.92%) Windows
2 17 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 13 (3.39%) Windows XP
4 12 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (2.87%) Windows 10
6 10 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.57%) Unix
8 3 (0.78%) Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Android
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.52%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (15.93%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (15.40%) Business Intelligence
3 53 (13.84%) Analytics
4 42 (10.97%) Data Analysis
5 37 (9.66%) Migration
6 29 (7.57%) Data Modelling
7 28 (7.31%) Unit Testing
8 27 (7.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (6.27%) Asset Management
10 23 (6.01%) ETL
10 23 (6.01%) RAD
11 19 (4.96%) Data Analytics
11 19 (4.96%) MVC
11 19 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (4.70%) Business Analysis
12 18 (4.70%) Investment Management
13 16 (4.18%) Validation
14 13 (3.39%) OO
15 12 (3.13%) Risk Management
15 12 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 217 (56.66%) SQL
2 87 (22.72%) C#
3 50 (13.05%) VB
4 36 (9.40%) Python
5 33 (8.62%) VB.NET
6 31 (8.09%) T-SQL
7 29 (7.57%) JavaScript
8 26 (6.79%) Java
9 19 (4.96%) R
10 17 (4.44%) C++
10 17 (4.44%) VB6
11 15 (3.92%) C
12 11 (2.87%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.87%) PowerShell
12 11 (2.87%) VBScript
13 8 (2.09%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.83%) Perl
15 5 (1.31%) Apex Code
16 4 (1.04%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 47 (12.27%) Degree
2 12 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.31%) ACCA
3 5 (1.31%) CTC Cleared
4 4 (1.04%) CIMA
4 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.78%) AAT
6 2 (0.52%) PhD
7 1 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.26%) CFA
7 1 (0.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.01%) QA
2 13 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.83%) Solvency II
4 6 (1.57%) Disclosure Scotland
5 3 (0.78%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.52%) GPG for Computer-Based Electronic Evidence
6 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.26%) Basel II
7 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.26%) EMIR
7 1 (0.26%) MiFID
7 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) IAG
2 1 (0.26%) XenApp
2 1 (0.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.52%) Control-M
2 2 (0.52%) EnCase
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.26%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 98 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 61 (15.93%) Oracle
3 23 (6.01%) Tableau
4 22 (5.74%) Bloomberg
5 16 (4.18%) SAP
6 12 (3.13%) Sybase
7 10 (2.61%) Reuters
8 9 (2.35%) Teradata
9 7 (1.83%) Mapinfo
10 6 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.31%) Calypso
12 4 (1.04%) Cognos
12 4 (1.04%) IBM
12 4 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (1.04%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.78%) Adobe
13 3 (0.78%) Fidessa
13 3 (0.78%) Lotus
13 3 (0.78%) Murex
13 3 (0.78%) Workday
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