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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 99 76 63
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.44% 1.17% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 3.10% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Median daily rate £505 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £296 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £310 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
558 420 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 41.09% 37.84% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 290 203
Median daily rate £350 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £557 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +165.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £13.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Durham +8 5 £523 +74.16%
Tyne and Wear -36 1 £488 +57.25% 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 11 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (81.82%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SAP
3 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) Demand Management
3 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
4 5 (45.45%) Data Visualisation
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) VB
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Data Management
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
6 3 (27.27%) VBScript
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (27.27%) Web Design
6 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery

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 (45.45%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) QlikView
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Excel Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior QlikView Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior VBA Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Visualisation
2 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
3 3 (27.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) Data Modelling
2 6 (54.55%) Demand Management
3 5 (45.45%) Data Visualisation
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Office Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Web Design
6 1 (9.09%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) VB
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 3 (27.27%) VBScript
5 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) SAP
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft