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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 6.76% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £145 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
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
46 30 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.58% 40.54% 54.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 35
Median daily rate £275 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 3 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for VBA.

1 1 (100.00%) ACCA
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Controller
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ACCA