The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 26 26 27
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.22% 0.40% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 1.56% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
81 64 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 33.06% 25.70% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 24
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £205
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 4 2
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
3 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Access
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Project Server
3 1 (16.67%) Planview
3 1 (16.67%) SCCM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (16.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SAP BW
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) MI Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Planview
2 1 (16.67%) Tableau