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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 70 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 21 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.57% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.32% 1.64% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 6
Average daily rate
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£250 £205 £257
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -20.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £205 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -7.89%
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
486 426 655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 36.35% 35.50% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 268 318
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 31
Average hourly rate £21.00 £28.75 £25.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.95% +11.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £19.32 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
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
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 17 September 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
Stockport - 7 £220 -
Salford - - - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 23 (53.49%) Finance
3 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
4 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
5 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle
5 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
5 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (25.58%) MS Access
7 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
8 9 (20.93%) Data Extraction
9 8 (18.60%) Data Mapping
9 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
9 8 (18.60%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (18.60%) Toad
9 8 (18.60%) Sage
9 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
9 8 (18.60%) Migration
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (16.28%) General Ledger
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle Receivables
10 7 (16.28%) Oracle Assets

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (4.65%) SAS
1 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
4 1 (2.33%) MS Office
4 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.33%) GoldMine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (27.91%) Oracle Database
3 11 (25.58%) MS Access
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Toad
2 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (53.49%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Analyst
3 15 (34.88%) MI Developer
4 13 (30.23%) MI Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Excel Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) VB Developer
7 3 (6.98%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) VBA Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Developer
9 1 (2.33%) VB Programmer
9 1 (2.33%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (20.93%) Data Extraction
3 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (18.60%) Data Mapping
2 8 (18.60%) Data Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (18.60%) Migration
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (13.95%) Data Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Project Management
5 4 (9.30%) Demand Management
6 3 (6.98%) Quality Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) OO
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.33%) Change Control
8 1 (2.33%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.33%) Data Transformation
8 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.26%) PL/SQL
4 6 (13.95%) VB
5 5 (11.63%) VB6
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) VBScript
7 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) APMP
2 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (27.91%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.60%) Sage
4 5 (11.63%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.65%) Avaya
6 2 (4.65%) Genesys
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago