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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 63 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +7
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.39% 1.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 1.06% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £315 £181
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +73.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
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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 Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
268 379 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.84% 37.27% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 198 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £23.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 19 September 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) BT
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 1 (12.50%) MS Project
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) XML
5 1 (12.50%) MCP
5 1 (12.50%) MCSD
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (12.50%) HTML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) jQuery
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Earned Value Management
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSD
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) BT
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft