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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 73 45
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.86% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.68% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Median daily rate - £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
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
497 298 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 34.32% 32.04% 44.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 194 154
Median daily rate £325 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 4 8
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £23.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +57.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £37.50 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.36 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North East region with a requirement for VBA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) VB
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Data Management
4 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) VBScript
5 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (42.86%) Web Design
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) MDX
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Access Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) ASP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 4 (57.14%) Data Management
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Web Design
4 1 (14.29%) Office Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 3 (42.86%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle