The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Manchester region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 64 75 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.42% 0.54% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 1.58% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £310 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.41% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £310 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £310 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +3.00%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
443 380 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 34.96% 34.08% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 215 285
Average daily rate £325 £305 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 42
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -19.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
North West

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(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
Stockport - 8 £225 - 1
Wigan - - - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 19 (63.33%) Finance
3 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
4 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (30.00%) MS Access
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
9 6 (20.00%) Data Mapping
9 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
9 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
9 6 (20.00%) Toad
9 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (20.00%) Sage
9 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
9 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
10 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 2 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (3.33%) GoldMine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) MS Access
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Toad
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) General Ledger
3 2 (6.67%) Billing
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) MI Developer
4 9 (30.00%) MI Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Information Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Excel Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Office Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.33%) VBA Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Extraction
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Data Mapping
1 6 (20.00%) Migration
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 6 (20.00%) Data Cleansing
1 6 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (6.67%) Quality Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Demand Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Transformation
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Change Control
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 13 (43.33%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) APMP
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Sage
3 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
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