The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 51 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.73% 0.91% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 2.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Average daily rate £300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +14.18%
VBA
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
247 247 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.73% 32.16% 31.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 185 106
Average daily rate £400 £403 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +28.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £25.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% -41.17%
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 Oxfordshire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Oxfordshire region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Oxford +15 6 £300 +9.09%
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 8 (72.73%) Tableau
2 7 (63.64%) QlikView
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
6 2 (18.18%) Kanban
6 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (18.18%) PHP 5
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
6 2 (18.18%) SaaS
6 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
6 2 (18.18%) Probability Theory
6 2 (18.18%) Fintech
6 2 (18.18%) SAP
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) EDI
6 2 (18.18%) ERP
6 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) MySQL
6 2 (18.18%) HTML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) QlikView
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
1 2 (18.18%) PHPUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Subversion
1 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Data Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Development Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Data Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Development Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QlikView Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CodeIgniter
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) EDI
1 2 (18.18%) HTML
1 2 (18.18%) jQuery
1 2 (18.18%) SOAP
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Fintech
2 2 (18.18%) Statistics
2 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Management
3 2 (18.18%) Data Management
3 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 2 (18.18%) Kanban
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Probability Theory
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) PHP
1 2 (18.18%) PHP 5
1 2 (18.18%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Tableau
2 2 (18.18%) SAP