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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 78 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 12 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.83% 1.51% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.67% 4.36% 4.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +54.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £255 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £430 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £304 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.64% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -37.16%
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
450 436 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.99% 34.71% 35.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 248 160
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 19
Average hourly rate £19.25 £37.49 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.65% +68.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.95 £14.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £117.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.40 £35.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +1.42%

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 2 June 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
Stockport -4 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle
3 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) Migration
4 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
5 8 (26.67%) Finance
6 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
7 6 (20.00%) MS Office
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
8 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
8 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.67%) Windows
8 5 (16.67%) Apple
8 5 (16.67%) MS Access
8 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
8 5 (16.67%) E-business
9 4 (13.33%) Banking
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
9 4 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
10 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
10 3 (10.00%) Base SAS
10 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
10 3 (10.00%) Northgate
10 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (10.00%) Windows XP

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.00%) CMS
1 3 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (13.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (16.67%) MS Access
3 3 (10.00%) Base SAS
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Data Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Developer
4 5 (16.67%) VBA Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAS Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Excel VBA Developer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SAS Architect
7 1 (3.33%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Data Migration Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SOAP
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Migration
1 9 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 5 (16.67%) E-business
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (10.00%) CRM
4 3 (10.00%) Service Management
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) ETL
5 2 (6.67%) Quantitative Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) WFM
6 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) SAS Macro
5 1 (3.33%) VB6
5 1 (3.33%) VBScript
5 1 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Apple
4 3 (10.00%) Northgate
4 3 (10.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec
6 1 (3.33%) Ceridian