The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 2014 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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 31 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.47% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.23% 1.11% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £23.48
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -25.46%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
88 90 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.18% 30.72% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 28 37
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £233 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.96 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 4 (36.36%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
5 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) OLE
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Validation
6 1 (9.09%) Essbase
6 1 (9.09%) VB6
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (9.09%) DTS
6 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (9.09%) PMI
6 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Server

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (9.09%) DTS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (9.09%) Essbase
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Retail Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) MI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) OLE
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Data Validation
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) VB
3 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) VB6
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCTS
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle