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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 47 53 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -27
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.51% 0.95% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 2.11% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£475 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £295
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £170.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.56 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -18.18%
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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 Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
175 190 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 44.30% 45.13% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 134 34
Average daily rate £325 £261 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.40% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £423 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.13 £170.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-92.27% +1268.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) VBScript
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) N-Tier
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Data Management
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (70.00%) Web Design
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (60.00%) MDX
4 6 (60.00%) Web Services
4 6 (60.00%) VB
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (20.00%) NeoLoad
5 2 (20.00%) Java

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) NeoLoad
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
1 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) MDX
3 2 (20.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) Service Delivery
1 8 (80.00%) Data Management
2 7 (70.00%) Web Design
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) VBScript
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) VB
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle