The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +2.27%
VBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
32 59 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.32% 52.21% 47.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 28 14
Average daily rate £325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £201 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

VBA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP
1 3 (100.00%) OLAP Cube
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft