The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 92 83 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.55% 0.86% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 2.65% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £196 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
553 490 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.67% 32.28% 34.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 315 267
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £482 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £19.25 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.01% -33.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £14.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £29.80 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 2016.

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VBA.

1 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Dashboard Development
3 6 (60.00%) MS Project
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) VB
7 1 (10.00%) MS Access
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) CMS
7 1 (10.00%) Document Management
7 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
7 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (60.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (60.00%) MS Project
3 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MS Access
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 7 (70.00%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (60.00%) SharePoint Analyst
4 5 (50.00%) PMO Support Analyst
4 5 (50.00%) SharePoint Support
4 5 (50.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (20.00%) PMO Consultant
5 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 1 (10.00%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Change Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Designer
6 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft