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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 70 81 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing VBA 17 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.22% 0.27% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 0.69% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 1
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£375 £268 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.92% +106.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £22.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
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
515 435 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.08% 39.30% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 280 270
Average daily rate £338 £336 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £206 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £32.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £15.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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
(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
Bolton - - - -
Salford - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 33 (80.49%) SQL
2 22 (53.66%) Finance
3 14 (34.15%) SAS
4 12 (29.27%) Oracle
5 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Migration
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
6 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
6 8 (19.51%) Data Migration
6 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (19.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
8 6 (14.63%) Base SAS
9 5 (12.20%) Retail
9 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (12.20%) VB
10 4 (9.76%) VBScript
10 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
10 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (9.76%) Project Management
10 4 (9.76%) VB6
10 4 (9.76%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (9.76%) Data Governance
10 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
10 4 (9.76%) Analytics
11 3 (7.32%) Oracle Payables

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (34.15%) SAS
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.44%) SPSS
4 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle Payables
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle 11i
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (19.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database
2 6 (14.63%) Base SAS
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (7.32%) MS Access
5 2 (4.88%) OLAP
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Toad
2 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 3 (7.32%) Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) SAS Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Data Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) MI Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Excel Developer
5 5 (12.20%) MI Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Data Migration Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Excel VBA Developer
7 3 (7.32%) VB Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Data Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Migration Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) VBA Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Economics
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Migration
1 8 (19.51%) Data Migration
2 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (9.76%) Project Management
2 4 (9.76%) Data Cleansing
2 4 (9.76%) Data Governance
2 4 (9.76%) Analytics
3 3 (7.32%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.32%) E-business
4 2 (4.88%) OO
4 2 (4.88%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (4.88%) Product Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Data Mapping
4 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing Analytics
4 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
5 1 (2.44%) Business Analytics
5 1 (2.44%) Customer Analysis
5 1 (2.44%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) SQL
2 11 (26.83%) T-SQL
3 8 (19.51%) PL/SQL
4 5 (12.20%) VB
5 4 (9.76%) VBScript
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) VB6
6 3 (7.32%) SAS Macro
7 2 (4.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Business Objects
4 2 (4.88%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (4.88%) Avaya
4 2 (4.88%) Genesys
4 2 (4.88%) Sage
4 2 (4.88%) Northgate
5 1 (2.44%) Teradata
5 1 (2.44%) SAP
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