The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 30 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.51% - 2.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% - 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -16.66%
VBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
46 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.23% 24.16% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 22 14
Median daily rate £475 £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

VBA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) PowerPivot
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) MS Access
2 2 (66.67%) PowerPivot
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Excel Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Report Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) VBA Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Data Transformation
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft