The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 43 38 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 29 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.62% 1.58% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.80% 4.72% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 2 3
Average daily rate
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£373 £235 £151
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.51% +56.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £223 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £247 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +30.55%
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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 North East region.

Programming Languages Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
296 127 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.95% 33.42% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 58 65
Average daily rate £370 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 20
Average hourly rate £28.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £34.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the North East

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the North East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 34 (87.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
4 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
5 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (51.28%) .NET
7 18 (46.15%) Finance
7 18 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 18 (46.15%) Web Development
7 18 (46.15%) jQuery
8 17 (43.59%) Data Management
8 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (41.03%) Reverse Engineering
10 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
10 15 (38.46%) VB.NET
10 15 (38.46%) MS Office
10 15 (38.46%) VBScript
10 15 (38.46%) C#
10 15 (38.46%) Windows
10 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
10 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
11 14 (35.90%) N-Tier
12 12 (30.77%) VB
12 12 (30.77%) Web Design
12 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (56.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (38.46%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (87.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 28 (71.79%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (43.59%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (25.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (25.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (2.56%) MS Access
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 11 (28.21%) Banking
3 7 (17.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (92.31%) Developer
2 20 (51.28%) SQL Developer
3 7 (17.95%) VBA Developer
4 6 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Business Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Excel Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
8 1 (2.56%) MI Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Solutions Designer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) .NET
2 18 (46.15%) jQuery
3 17 (43.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 15 (38.46%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.64%) MDX
5 10 (25.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) N-Tier
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) IVR
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
1 18 (46.15%) Web Development
2 17 (43.59%) Data Management
3 16 (41.03%) Reverse Engineering
4 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 12 (30.77%) Web Design
6 3 (7.69%) Analytics
6 3 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) SQL
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 15 (38.46%) VB.NET
3 15 (38.46%) VBScript
3 15 (38.46%) C#
4 12 (30.77%) VB
5 3 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 34 (87.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Genesys
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
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