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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 95 65 72
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.58% 1.59% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 4.42% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
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£263 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.12 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +62.85%
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
632 475 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.32% 35.96% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 308 259
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
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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
Wigan - 1 £100 -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
3 7 (30.43%) MS Access
4 6 (26.09%) VB
4 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) CMS
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.04%) MS Office
7 3 (13.04%) SOAP
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.70%) Legal
8 2 (8.70%) MVC
8 2 (8.70%) C#
8 2 (8.70%) Web Services
8 2 (8.70%) LINQ
8 2 (8.70%) Quantitative Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) jQuery
8 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) TDD

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 3 (13.04%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle HRMS
1 1 (4.35%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) MS Access
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.35%) MySQL
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) NUnit
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Data Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) VBA Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Developer
5 3 (13.04%) MI Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Excel Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Access Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 2 (8.70%) Web Services
2 2 (8.70%) LINQ
2 2 (8.70%) jQuery
2 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
2 2 (8.70%) REST
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (8.70%) React
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Statistics
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
1 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) OO
1 3 (13.04%) CRM
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
1 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) TDD
2 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) MVC
2 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.35%) OOP
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) VB
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Ceridian
3 1 (4.35%) SAP