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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 73 64 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.58% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.91% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +62.85%
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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
297 262 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.58% 30.36% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 136 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.03 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.20 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) MS Access
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) VB
5 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Legal
8 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 1 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (9.09%) CRM
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MS Access
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Access Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) VBA Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Strategy Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) VB
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) DV Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) SAP