The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 8 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 16 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 16.16% - 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.48% - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£525 - £289
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 - £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 - £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £24.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.73
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -19.46%
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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 Preston region.

Programming Languages Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
33 36 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 33.33% 56.25% 47.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 53
Average daily rate £368 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £208 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £325 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.20 £10.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.00% -69.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Preston

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Preston region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Preston

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Preston

VBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Preston region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram in Preston

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 15 (83.33%) SaaS
3 14 (77.78%) SuccessFactors
3 14 (77.78%) ResourceLink
3 14 (77.78%) Perl
3 14 (77.78%) SAP
3 14 (77.78%) Python
3 14 (77.78%) Dell
3 14 (77.78%) Software AG
3 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
3 14 (77.78%) webMethods
4 12 (66.67%) Degree
5 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
9 3 (16.67%) InfoPath
9 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (5.56%) ITIL
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle
10 1 (5.56%) Service Management
10 1 (5.56%) Change Management
10 1 (5.56%) ITSM
10 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Preston 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (16.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (77.78%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 15 (83.33%) SaaS
2 14 (77.78%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Integration Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL
2 1 (5.56%) Service Management
2 1 (5.56%) Change Management
2 1 (5.56%) ITSM
2 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) Java
2 15 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 14 (77.78%) Perl
3 14 (77.78%) Python
3 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) SAP
1 14 (77.78%) Dell
1 14 (77.78%) Software AG
1 14 (77.78%) webMethods
2 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle