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 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 - - 18
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 4.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 11.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £123
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%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 46 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 59.66% 51.69% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 28
Average daily rate £306 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
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 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