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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 47 25 27
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.48% 3.30% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 11.69% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £265 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.66% -26.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +24.35%
VBA
East Midlands

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
133 77 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 31.89% 28.21% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 42 15
Average daily rate £331 £264 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.59% -12.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £200 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £325 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £21.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.23% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Northampton -16 1 £375 +41.50%
VBA
East Midlands

VBA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) Retail
4 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) OLE
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Basel II
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) CATIA
5 1 (14.29%) Essbase
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Logistics
5 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Base SAS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) CATIA
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Essbase
1 1 (14.29%) Base SAS
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) OLE
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Data Validation
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle