The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Milton Keynes 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 63 39 63
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +24
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.03% 2.25% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.49% 8.89% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 6
Average daily rate £300 £200 £191
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £163 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £249 £198
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-18.08% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
258 135 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.45% 25.33% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 82 113
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £201 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Average hourly rate £15.97 £30.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.63% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VBA
Buckinghamshire

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) Migration
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 7 (33.33%) VB
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) .NET
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) MS Access
5 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Banking
7 3 (14.29%) Statistics
7 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) Citrix
8 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
8 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 2 (9.52%) Web Services

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) Papyrus
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (23.81%) MS Access
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (9.52%) DTS
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Migration Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Access Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Excel Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
2 2 (9.52%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (4.76%) ETL
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Management
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) VB
3 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.52%) VB6
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix