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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 55 44 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.37% 1.40% 1.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.93% 3.55% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £265 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £293
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £23.84 £12.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -40.47%
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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
216 169 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 39.49% 39.30% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 116 22
Average daily rate £373 £265 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.56% -7.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £433 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Average hourly rate £32.00 £34.75 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -18.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) NeoLoad
2 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) PTC
3 1 (25.00%) Windchill
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Siemens
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (25.00%) CAE

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windchill
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) PTC
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com