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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 62 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.07% 0.70% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.79% 2.41% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate
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£360 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-2.38% -13.40%
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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
264 291 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.30% 29.13% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 174 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 15
Average hourly rate £44.08 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 February 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 15 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (48.00%) CSS
3 12 (48.00%) CRM
3 12 (48.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
5 10 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (40.00%) System Testing
6 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
8 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (16.00%) MS Office
10 3 (12.00%) MS Project
10 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (12.00%) HP
10 3 (12.00%) JIRA
10 3 (12.00%) MS Project Server
10 3 (12.00%) Changepoint
10 3 (12.00%) Earned Value Management
11 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
11 2 (8.00%) C#

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (12.00%) MS Project Server
5 1 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
3 3 (12.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (12.00%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (20.00%) CRM Developer
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) VBA Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Access Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Actuary
6 2 (8.00%) Excel Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SAP BI Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Business Objects Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
1 12 (48.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) CRM
2 11 (44.00%) Unit Testing
3 10 (40.00%) System Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Earned Value Management
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 12 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VCP4
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSD
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.00%) SAP