The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 83 105 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -33
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.11% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 0.26% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 13
Median daily rate £375 £145 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+158.62% -61.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -23.52%

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
568 765 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.23% 40.20% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 467 369
Median daily rate £388 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 28 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £29.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.55 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 1 - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VBA.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 3 (27.27%) SAS
5 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Power BI
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (9.09%) VC++
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) Python
7 1 (9.09%) MS Access
7 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (18.18%) Power BI
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) MS Access
3 1 (9.09%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) International Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Report Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) SAS BI Developer
4 2 (18.18%) SAS Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Middle Office Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Middle Office Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) MDX
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (18.18%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Cash Management
3 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Modular Programming
3 1 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) R
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
2 1 (9.09%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Blue Prism
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau