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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 86 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -2
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.61% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.70% 1.40% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate £305 £475 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.78% +79.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £455 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £495 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £23.84 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
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
412 285 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 35.76% 38.36% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 197 169
Average daily rate £320 £313 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £32.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

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 29 April 2016. 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 -30 7 £305 -35.78%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
3 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (64.71%) MS Access
4 11 (64.71%) .NET
4 11 (64.71%) C#
5 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) IBM Mainframe
7 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 6 (35.29%) WinSCP
7 6 (35.29%) Time Sharing Option
7 6 (35.29%) CLIST
7 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
7 6 (35.29%) FTP
7 6 (35.29%) SSL
7 6 (35.29%) IBM
7 6 (35.29%) ISPF
7 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
7 6 (35.29%) VSAM
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (35.29%) Finance
7 6 (35.29%) Banking
7 6 (35.29%) C++
7 6 (35.29%) COBOL
7 6 (35.29%) Java
7 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
7 6 (35.29%) Perl
7 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) CICS
1 6 (35.29%) IIS
1 6 (35.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (82.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (29.41%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) FTP
1 6 (35.29%) SSL
1 6 (35.29%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (88.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (64.71%) MS Access
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 6 (35.29%) DB2
3 6 (35.29%) Easytrieve
3 6 (35.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
5 3 (17.65%) GIS
5 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Eclipse
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Banking
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Applications Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Access Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.88%) ASP Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 6 (35.29%) ISPF
4 5 (29.41%) Web Services
5 3 (17.65%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) IBM Mainframe
1 6 (35.29%) Mainframe
1 6 (35.29%) VSAM
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) N-Tier
4 3 (17.65%) Data Extraction
4 3 (17.65%) Data Structures
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
1 6 (35.29%) MVS
2 4 (23.53%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office Automation
2 4 (23.53%) Data Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Web Design
4 1 (5.88%) Office Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Assembly Language
3 6 (35.29%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) CLIST
3 6 (35.29%) COBOL
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) JCL
3 6 (35.29%) Perl
3 6 (35.29%) REXX
4 5 (29.41%) VB
5 3 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 3 (17.65%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) CA
2 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 6 (35.29%) Micro Focus
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) HP