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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.78% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.68 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -12.31%
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
48 46 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 44.44% 44.23% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 17
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £358 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 3 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (78.57%) MS Access
3 11 (78.57%) VB
3 11 (78.57%) Sybase
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
5 8 (57.14%) Banking
6 6 (42.86%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
8 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) UML
8 3 (21.43%) OLAP
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) XML
8 3 (21.43%) .NET

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 11 (78.57%) MS Access
3 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP
3 3 (21.43%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) Access Developer
2 9 (64.29%) VBA Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Access VBA Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Programmer
4 4 (28.57%) VBA Programmer
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft BI Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Excel Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Sybase Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Unix Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Unix Scripter
7 1 (7.14%) Azure Developer
7 1 (7.14%) VB Developer
7 1 (7.14%) VB Programmer
7 1 (7.14%) VB VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) C#
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Sybase
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix