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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 63 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 0.79% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £265 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £298
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +0.84%
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 £25.12 £22.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+14.18% -41.79%
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
291 252 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 37.79% 39.75% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 169 37
Average daily rate £313 £260 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.00 £13.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.03% -68.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the North East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 May 2015. 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 -8 2 - - 3
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 24 (96.00%) SQL
2 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (72.00%) Web Development
4 18 (72.00%) jQuery
4 18 (72.00%) Finance
4 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
5 17 (68.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 17 (68.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (64.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (44.00%) Banking
9 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (32.00%) .NET
11 7 (28.00%) Back Office
12 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
13 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
13 3 (12.00%) Windows
13 3 (12.00%) C#
13 3 (12.00%) Java
13 3 (12.00%) VB
14 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
14 2 (8.00%) VBScript
14 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
14 2 (8.00%) Linux
14 2 (8.00%) Web Services
14 2 (8.00%) UNIX
14 2 (8.00%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 21 (84.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 17 (68.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) NeoLoad
General
1 18 (72.00%) Finance
2 11 (44.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 16 (64.00%) SQL Developer
3 7 (28.00%) VBA Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Excel Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (72.00%) jQuery
2 17 (68.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
5 2 (8.00%) MDX
5 2 (8.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) Web Development
2 16 (64.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.00%) Change Management
3 2 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (8.00%) Validation
3 2 (8.00%) Web Design
3 2 (8.00%) Data Management
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) CAE
Programming Languages
1 24 (96.00%) SQL
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (12.00%) C#
3 3 (12.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (8.00%) VBScript
4 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) PTC
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Siemens
3 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com