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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 33 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.66% 0.32% 0.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 0.97% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£370 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
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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
100 103 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.70% 32.91% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 34 45
Average daily rate £375 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.96 £35.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.25% +84.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £35.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.99 £35.00 £120.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

VBA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) VB
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 2 (20.00%) OLE
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 2 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Essbase
5 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) PMI
5 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Essbase
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Validation
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (20.00%) Data Validation
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle