The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 71 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.71% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 1.22% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate £413 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% +2.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 £300
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
VBA
Berkshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
317 245 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.35% 28.10% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 154 181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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 Reading

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Reading

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (35.71%) QlikView
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (35.71%) PerformancePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Tableau
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (28.57%) OLAP
6 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
7 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (21.43%) Statistics
7 3 (21.43%) Finance
7 3 (21.43%) SAP
8 2 (14.29%) NHS
8 2 (14.29%) OpenLink
8 2 (14.29%) Endur
8 2 (14.29%) HP
8 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) Photoshop
4 1 (7.14%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Endur
2 1 (7.14%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (35.71%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (35.71%) QlikView
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (28.57%) OLAP
5 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (7.14%) MySQL
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (7.14%) Xcelsius
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Front Office
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Back Office
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Systems Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Owner
4 1 (7.14%) Business Process Support
4 1 (7.14%) Endur Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) OpenLink Manager
4 1 (7.14%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Strategy Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 3 (21.43%) Statistics
4 2 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (7.14%) Graphic Design
5 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) Data Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Expense Management
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Numerical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) System Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) R
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Tableau
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) OpenLink
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle