The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 40 31 49
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.24% 2.87% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.73% 9.57% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £200 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.76% -1.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -12.34%

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
134 94 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.25% 29.94% 30.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 71 80
Median daily rate £400 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £17.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Northampton -8 5 £200 -
VBA
East Midlands

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) MS Access
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Data Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) HR Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HR Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Metrics Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle HRMS Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
3 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle