The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 68 69 82
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Contract jobs citing VBA 22 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.54% 0.62% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 1.72% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+26.12% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £23.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.51% +38.23%
VBA
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
545 407 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 38.27% 36.31% 41.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 252 304
Average daily rate £325 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 18
Average hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £16.00 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Manchester region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Manchester region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Salford - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 34 (82.93%) SQL
2 24 (58.54%) Finance
3 19 (46.34%) T-SQL
4 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (24.39%) SAS
5 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (19.51%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
8 5 (12.20%) Retail
8 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
8 5 (12.20%) VB
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
9 4 (9.76%) Analytics
9 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (9.76%) VBScript
9 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
9 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
9 4 (9.76%) MS Access
9 4 (9.76%) VB6
9 4 (9.76%) Migration
10 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
10 3 (7.32%) Toad

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 10 (24.39%) SAS
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.32%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) MS Office
4 1 (2.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle General Ledger
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Assets
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.20%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.76%) MS Access
5 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) Base SAS
5 2 (4.88%) OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Toad
General
1 24 (58.54%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) MI Developer
3 12 (29.27%) Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) MI Analyst
5 6 (14.63%) SAS Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Excel Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Report Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) VB Developer
7 3 (7.32%) VBA Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Excel VBA Developer
7 3 (7.32%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.44%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.44%) DBA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (31.71%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.32%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (17.07%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (9.76%) Data Migration
3 4 (9.76%) Analytics
3 4 (9.76%) Migration
4 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.32%) Project Management
4 3 (7.32%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (7.32%) Data Mapping
5 2 (4.88%) Product Marketing
5 2 (4.88%) Marketing Analytics
5 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
5 2 (4.88%) OO
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Quality Management
6 1 (2.44%) Data Management
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (2.44%) BPR
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 34 (82.93%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.20%) PL/SQL
3 5 (12.20%) VB
4 4 (9.76%) VBScript
4 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) VB6
5 2 (4.88%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.44%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Oracle
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
3 3 (7.32%) Sage
4 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.88%) Avaya
4 2 (4.88%) Genesys
5 1 (2.44%) Teradata
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
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