The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Middlesex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 27 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.69% 0.43% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 1.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£353 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.67% +3.00%
Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 58 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 30.51% 24.89% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 33 21
Average daily rate £353 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.75 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
3 1 (20.00%) Planview
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 1 (20.00%) SAP SD

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (20.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MS Access
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (20.00%) Change Control
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Planview
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft