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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 48 34 44
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.81% 1.55% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 6.06% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £200 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £180 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £220 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
VBA
England

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
269 99 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.32% 25.65% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 42 72
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 24 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £32.50 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.07% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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
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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 9 £375 +114.28%
Durham - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (63.16%) MS Office
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
4 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Data Management
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) VBScript
7 6 (31.58%) VB
7 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
7 6 (31.58%) .NET
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
7 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
7 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
8 5 (26.32%) Web Design
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (21.05%) MDX
9 4 (21.05%) Analytics
9 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (21.05%) Web Services
10 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
10 3 (15.79%) SAS
10 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (15.79%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (68.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (63.16%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.26%) SQLPlus
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Business Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Migration Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.26%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.26%) MI Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
2 4 (21.05%) MDX
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 3 (15.79%) IVR
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Data Management
2 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) Web Design
4 4 (21.05%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Investment Management
7 1 (5.26%) Wealth Management
7 1 (5.26%) Quantitative Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Stress Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Volume Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) VBScript
3 6 (31.58%) VB
3 6 (31.58%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.53%) C
5 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (15.79%) Genesys
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe
3 1 (5.26%) HP