The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 37 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.32% 0.26% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.92% 0.83% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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 Merseyside region.

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
109 120 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 34.82% 31.75% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 56 51
Median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £155 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £430 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £23.25 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Merseyside region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Merseyside region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Liverpool - 1 - -
VBA
North West

VBA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) VBA Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft