The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Newcastle upon Tyne 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 53 26 28
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.62% 0.56% 1.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 2.13% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £265 £275 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.63% +120.00%
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
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
212 47 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.98% 26.26% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 31 42
Average daily rate £250 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VBA
Tyne and Wear

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 17 April 2014, 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 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) LTE
3 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) DTS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (14.29%) SQLPlus
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 1 (14.29%) JMeter
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) MI Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ETL
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Data Management
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Volume Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (14.29%) System Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
1 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
1 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (14.29%) Database Tuning
1 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
1 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCDBA
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
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