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 29 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 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 70 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.22% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 2.73% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£225 £435 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.27% +190.00%
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 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
261 220 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.71% 31.25% 34.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 122 112
Average daily rate £370 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.45 £21.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.29% -39.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
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 29 July 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 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) MS Access
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Papyrus
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Exstream
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
4 2 (18.18%) SOA
4 2 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) Papyrus
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (36.36%) MS Access
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Technician
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) SOA
2 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix