The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxfordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - 0.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
175 135 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.59% 29.93% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 67 147
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 £240 £259 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £403 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £25.63 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.85% +3.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBA
South East

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - - - -
Faringdon - - - -
Oxford - - - - 1
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Telerik
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) VB

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Access Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) XML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Telerik
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft