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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 138 89 119
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +30
Contract jobs citing VBA 29 47 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 1.52% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 4.62% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £280 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £208 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £446 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.02 £15.06 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+179.01% -34.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.85%
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
1402 1018 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 32.42% 33.00% 33.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 887 587 524
Average daily rate £385 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 27 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £33.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £12.98 £21.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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 -25 13 £275 +22.22% 6
Lancashire -21 8 £350 -33.33% 1
Cheshire -9 5 £375 +94.80% 3
Merseyside -11 1 - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
3 19 (32.20%) MS Access
4 17 (28.81%) Finance
5 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
6 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
7 12 (20.34%) MS Office
8 11 (18.64%) VB
9 10 (16.95%) ITIL
9 10 (16.95%) Oracle
9 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
10 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (15.25%) Degree
10 9 (15.25%) Java
11 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
11 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
11 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
12 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (11.86%) C#
12 7 (11.86%) Web Services
12 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.86%) Banking
13 6 (10.17%) Python
13 6 (10.17%) TDD
13 6 (10.17%) NUnit
13 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
13 6 (10.17%) MySQL
13 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
13 6 (10.17%) VBScript

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) IIS
2 4 (6.78%) Apache
2 4 (6.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (5.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (44.07%) MS Excel
2 12 (20.34%) MS Office
3 4 (6.78%) MS Project
3 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.69%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle HRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) SaaS
1 2 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
1 2 (3.39%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) SMTP
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
1 4 (6.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.20%) MS Access
2 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.78%) SQLite
5 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
5 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.69%) QlikView
8 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) NUnit
1 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.78%) Eclipse
3 4 (6.78%) Subversion
3 4 (6.78%) PHPUnit
3 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
3 4 (6.78%) JUnit
4 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Developer
2 19 (32.20%) Analyst
3 12 (20.34%) VBA Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Excel Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Data Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Access Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (8.47%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.78%) MI Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Excel VBA Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Integration Architect
9 2 (3.39%) Report Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Information Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (3.39%) NHS Information Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Web Services
2 6 (10.17%) jQuery
3 5 (8.47%) HTML
3 5 (8.47%) .NET
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.78%) CSS
4 4 (6.78%) Ruby on Rails
4 4 (6.78%) CAML
4 4 (6.78%) Django
5 3 (5.08%) SOAP
6 2 (3.39%) LINQ
6 2 (3.39%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.39%) REST
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.39%) React
7 1 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) NHS
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Statistics
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Mac OS X
2 4 (6.78%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.17%) TDD
3 6 (10.17%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (8.47%) Data Management
4 5 (8.47%) Migration
4 5 (8.47%) SDLC
5 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (6.78%) Web Design
5 4 (6.78%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.78%) Data Migration
6 3 (5.08%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (5.08%) Supplier Management
6 3 (5.08%) ETL
6 3 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.08%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.08%) Validation
6 3 (5.08%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 32 (54.24%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) VB
3 9 (15.25%) Java
4 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) C#
6 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 6 (10.17%) VBScript
6 6 (10.17%) Python
7 5 (8.47%) PHP
8 4 (6.78%) C++
8 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
8 4 (6.78%) Ruby
8 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.78%) FQL
8 4 (6.78%) C
9 3 (5.08%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.39%) Perl
10 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.25%) Degree
3 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) CISA
5 1 (1.69%) APMP
5 1 (1.69%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.78%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) SAP
4 2 (3.39%) Dell
4 2 (3.39%) Software AG
4 2 (3.39%) webMethods
5 1 (1.69%) Teradata
5 1 (1.69%) Ceridian
5 1 (1.69%) MEDITECH
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
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