The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 92 112 117
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +5
Contract jobs citing VBA 37 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.24% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.20% 1.93% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 14
Average daily rate
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£285 £300 £244
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £326 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.04% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £15.06 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £34.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-16.78% +30.47%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
881 830 1225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 29.44% 32.74% 38.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 430 678
Average daily rate £338 £310 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.87% +3.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 70
Average hourly rate £26.88 £30.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.61 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £42.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
VBA
England

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the North West region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the North West

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the North West region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

VBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the North West region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
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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
Manchester +12 20 £225 -26.22% 6
Lancashire -5 12 £525 +147.05% 2
Cheshire +9 5 £285 +14.00%
Merseyside - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 18 (36.73%) Finance
4 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
5 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
6 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
7 12 (24.49%) MS Access
8 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (20.41%) Degree
9 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
9 8 (16.33%) Data Cleansing
9 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (16.33%) Migration
10 7 (14.29%) Java
10 7 (14.29%) Oracle
10 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.29%) SaaS
10 7 (14.29%) Data Extraction
10 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (12.24%) SuccessFactors
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle Payables
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle Receivables
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle Assets
11 6 (12.24%) Data Mapping
11 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
11 6 (12.24%) Data Architecture
11 6 (12.24%) Oracle General Ledger

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.12%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.16%) InfoPath
4 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.12%) MS Project
4 3 (6.12%) MS Office
5 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle 11i
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Applications
1 6 (12.24%) ResourceLink
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (2.04%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
2 6 (12.24%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) MS Access
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (12.24%) Toad
2 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) General Ledger
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Billing
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Developer
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) MI Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) MI Developer
4 7 (14.29%) Architect
5 5 (10.20%) Integration Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Information Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Migration Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Programme Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Security Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Excel Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Engagement Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Data Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Data Migration Consultant
8 1 (2.04%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 4 (8.16%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) ADO.NET
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 5 (10.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.08%) NHS
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
1 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.41%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (16.33%) Migration
2 8 (16.33%) Data Migration
2 8 (16.33%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.24%) Data Mapping
4 6 (12.24%) Data Architecture
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.12%) Change Management
7 3 (6.12%) Validation
7 3 (6.12%) Data Transformation
8 2 (4.08%) Analytics
8 2 (4.08%) Demand Management
8 2 (4.08%) ITSM
8 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) T-SQL
3 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
4 7 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (12.24%) Perl
5 6 (12.24%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (8.16%) VB
7 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 6 (12.24%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (12.24%) Sage
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
4 5 (10.20%) webMethods
4 5 (10.20%) Dell
4 5 (10.20%) Software AG
5 3 (6.12%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
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