The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / North West
Rank 128 133 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.52% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 1.46% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 22
Median daily rate £375 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -25.00%

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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1033 1368 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 39.31% 35.56% 34.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 718 872 697
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 60 31
Median hourly rate £45.00 £29.50 £35.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -16.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.54 £40.00 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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
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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 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
Manchester +18 6 £375 +59.57% 4
Merseyside - 1 - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (20.00%) Validation
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (20.00%) SAS
8 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
8 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (13.33%) Analytics
9 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
9 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (13.33%) Power BI
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
9 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (13.33%) MS Access
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (13.33%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) SAS
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
2 1 (6.67%) GeoServer
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (13.33%) MS Access
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (13.33%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (6.67%) SAS EBI
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Front Office
2 1 (6.67%) International Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Report Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SAS BI Developer
5 2 (13.33%) SAS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Middle Office Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Middle Office Business Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Planning Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SAS Data Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) J2EE
2 1 (6.67%) MDX
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) PostGIS
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (20.00%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (13.33%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) WFM
4 1 (6.67%) Actionable Insight
4 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Data Management
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) Modular Programming
4 1 (6.67%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (6.67%) R
3 1 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Blue Prism
3 1 (6.67%) ESRI
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau