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 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 61 70 87
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +17
Contract jobs citing VBA 27 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.97% 0.68% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 1.89% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
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£273 £235 £251
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.95% -6.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £211 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £287 £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
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
510 423 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 37.17% 35.94% 43.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 261 304
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £35.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £22.02 £14.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 2 October 2014.

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 2 October 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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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 -
Wigan - - - - 1
Salford - - - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 36 (75.00%) SQL
2 27 (56.25%) Finance
3 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
4 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (27.08%) Oracle
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
5 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
6 12 (25.00%) MS Access
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
8 9 (18.75%) Data Extraction
9 8 (16.67%) Data Mapping
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
9 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
9 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
9 8 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (16.67%) Toad
9 8 (16.67%) Sage
9 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.67%) Migration
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Applications
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle EBS
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle 11i
10 7 (14.58%) VB
10 7 (14.58%) General Ledger
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Payables
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Receivables

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (8.33%) SAS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (4.17%) MS Office
5 1 (2.08%) MS Project
5 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
1 8 (16.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle 11i
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Payables
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Receivables
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (2.08%) GoldMine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (25.00%) MS Access
2 12 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 12 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.17%) OLAP
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) Toad
2 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (56.25%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) General Ledger
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) MI Developer
4 13 (27.08%) MI Analyst
5 7 (14.58%) Excel Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) VB Developer
7 3 (6.25%) VBA Developer
7 3 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Data Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Report Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Migration Consultant
9 1 (2.08%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ADO.NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (18.75%) Data Extraction
3 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.67%) Data Mapping
2 8 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 8 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 8 (16.67%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.50%) Data Architecture
4 6 (12.50%) Project Management
5 4 (8.33%) Demand Management
6 3 (6.25%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.25%) Analytics
6 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.17%) Product Marketing
7 2 (4.17%) Marketing Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (4.17%) OO
8 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.08%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.08%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (75.00%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 10 (20.83%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.58%) VB
5 5 (10.42%) VB6
6 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.33%) VBScript
7 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) APMP
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (16.67%) Sage
4 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
5 3 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.17%) Avaya
6 2 (4.17%) Genesys
7 1 (2.08%) Teradata
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Posted: 21 days ago