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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 74 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 17 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.03% 1.08% 2.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 2.95% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £338 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £248 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £428 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £22.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.89% -41.13%
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
509 508 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 30.85% 36.71% 35.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 297 167
Average daily rate £350 £325 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £400 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 18
Average hourly rate £19.00 £37.49 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.31% +15.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £16.23 £14.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.00 £141.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -5 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
6 10 (29.41%) Migration
6 10 (29.41%) Data Migration
7 9 (26.47%) SAS
8 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
8 6 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
9 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
9 5 (14.71%) Base SAS
9 5 (14.71%) E-business
9 5 (14.71%) MS Office
9 5 (14.71%) Windows
9 5 (14.71%) Apple
9 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
10 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) MS Access
10 4 (11.76%) CRM
10 4 (11.76%) ITIL
10 4 (11.76%) Banking
10 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
10 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
10 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (11.76%) Data Governance
10 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
11 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 9 (26.47%) SAS
2 3 (8.82%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (14.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.94%) SPSS
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle HRMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 5 (14.71%) Base SAS
3 4 (11.76%) MS Access
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
6 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.94%) Big Data
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Billing
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) Data Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) SAS Developer
4 5 (14.71%) VBA Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Excel Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Excel VBA Developer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Insight Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) SAS Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) SAS Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.88%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
3 1 (2.94%) Economics
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
1 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Migration
1 10 (29.41%) Data Migration
2 5 (14.71%) E-business
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) CRM
3 4 (11.76%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 4 (11.76%) Data Governance
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) ETL
5 2 (5.88%) Statistical Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) WFM
6 1 (2.94%) Direct Marketing
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Customer Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Regression Analysis
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) SAS Macro
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.71%) Apple
4 3 (8.82%) Northgate
4 3 (8.82%) HP
5 2 (5.88%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) Ceridian