The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 59 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.66% 2.08% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.30% 7.01% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +24.35%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Programming Languages Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
238 214 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.42% 29.68% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 115 53
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 9
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +108.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 13 (72.22%) MS Office
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Finance
5 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) Banking
6 6 (33.33%) ATM
6 6 (33.33%) Statistics
6 6 (33.33%) Change Control
6 6 (33.33%) Line Management
7 5 (27.78%) Remedy
7 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
8 4 (22.22%) Project Management
9 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (11.11%) VB
10 2 (11.11%) Oracle
10 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 2 (11.11%) ISEB
10 2 (11.11%) BMC
10 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
10 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
10 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
11 1 (5.56%) Data Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 13 (72.22%) MS Office
1 13 (72.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) MI Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) VBA Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graduate
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planner
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Statistics
3 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Change Control
1 6 (33.33%) Line Management
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Product Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Remedy
3 2 (11.11%) BMC
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Primavera