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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank - 18 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - 1.09% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
VBA
Lancashire

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
36 30 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 52.17% 32.61% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 16
Average daily rate £235 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £200 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -15.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Report Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITSM
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft