The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 76 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% 0.87% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 2.70% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £500 £355 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% +84.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
+0.36% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
272 296 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.89% 32.35% 28.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 196 151
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £45.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +164.70%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (55.56%) QlikView
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (55.56%) PerformancePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Tableau
3 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 4 (44.44%) OLAP
3 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Statistics
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) NHS
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Back Office
6 1 (11.11%) JMeter
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 5 (55.56%) PerformancePoint
1 5 (55.56%) QlikView
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) MySQL
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (11.11%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JMeter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Back Office
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Senior Systems Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VBA Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Access Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (11.11%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) NHS
4 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (44.44%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Tableau
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP