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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 44 35 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.21% 1.04% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 5.45% 6.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £210 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -42.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%
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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
143 55 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.69% 19.10% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 29
Average daily rate £357 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Basel II
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) CATIA
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CATIA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Basel II