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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 0 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% - 1.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.85% - 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 14
Median daily rate £375 - £269
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -9.52%

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
589 698 535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.57% 38.69% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 420 368
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £284 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.19 £14.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Power BI
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
5 1 (12.50%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Blue Prism
5 1 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (12.50%) Modular Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (12.50%) R
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js

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 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Report Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) MDX
1 1 (12.50%) Node.js
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Actionable Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Modular Programming
3 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
3 1 (12.50%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) C++
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) R
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
2 1 (12.50%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Prism
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (12.50%) Tableau