The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.65% 0.37% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 0.90% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £310 - £265
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 - £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 - £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £23.84 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +12.89%
VBA
Tyne and Wear

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

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
335 223 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 36.37% 41.76% 42.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 154 149
Median daily rate £318 £349 £251
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.95% +38.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.84 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.55% +90.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VBA.

1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) MS Access
3 10 (66.67%) .NET
3 10 (66.67%) C#
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 6 (40.00%) WinSCP
5 6 (40.00%) ISPF
5 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 6 (40.00%) CLIST
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) CICS
5 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
5 6 (40.00%) CA
5 6 (40.00%) REXX
5 6 (40.00%) MVS
5 6 (40.00%) Easytrieve
5 6 (40.00%) JCL
5 6 (40.00%) Micro Focus
5 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
5 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) VSAM
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 6 (40.00%) SSL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Apache
1 6 (40.00%) CICS
1 6 (40.00%) IIS
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) FTP
1 6 (40.00%) SSL
1 6 (40.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (66.67%) MS Access
2 10 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (40.00%) DB2
3 6 (40.00%) Easytrieve
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) Data Mining
5 3 (20.00%) GIS
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Applications Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Access Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) ISPF
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 2 (13.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (40.00%) VSAM
2 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) MVS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 3 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 3 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Web Design
4 1 (6.67%) Office Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) Assembly Language
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) CLIST
2 6 (40.00%) COBOL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) JCL
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) REXX
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VB
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) CA
2 6 (40.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) Micro Focus
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) HP