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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 38 25 36
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.11% 1.80% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 8.33% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£265 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -22.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -30.00%
Programming Languages Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
172 36 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 47.91% 21.56% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 22 64
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £395 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £33.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 1 August 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 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) JMeter
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Adobe
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) SQLPlus
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JMeter
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Database Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Information Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) MI Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
1 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Volume Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Scalability Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
1 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
1 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Adobe
1 1 (12.50%) HP