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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 151 146 98
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -48
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.38% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 1.21% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 23
Median daily rate £375 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.12 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.25 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-14.60% -12.74%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1148 1322 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 35.65% 31.35% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 813 811 748
Median daily rate £388 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 59 32
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.30 £16.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £44.01 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 2 December 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
Manchester +1 4 £375 +15.38% 7
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) SAS
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
6 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (12.50%) MS Access
7 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking

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 4 (25.00%) SAS
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) ArcGIS
3 1 (6.25%) GeoServer
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 2 (12.50%) MS Access
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (6.25%) Power BI
4 1 (6.25%) SAS EBI
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Back Office
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Front Office
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) SAS BI Developer
4 2 (12.50%) SAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Excel Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Middle Office Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Middle Office Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) SSAS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) MDX
3 1 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (6.25%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Robotics
3 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (12.50%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Business Development
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
5 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Perl
3 1 (6.25%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) R
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
3 1 (6.25%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ECDL
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Blue Prism
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) ESRI
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Tableau
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