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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 66 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 1.40% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£410 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +48.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £300 £281
% change year-on-year
+23.33% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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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
224 357 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.89% 35.66% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 193 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 11
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £26.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 29 January 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 13 (68.42%) SQL
1 13 (68.42%) CRM
1 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
2 12 (63.16%) CSS
2 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
2 12 (63.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
3 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) System Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (21.05%) C#
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Finance
8 2 (10.53%) Migration
8 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) MCP
8 2 (10.53%) MCSD
8 2 (10.53%) MCSE
8 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 1 (5.26%) Degree

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 13 (68.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (52.63%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (5.26%) QlikView
2 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (26.32%) CRM Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) VBA Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Excel Developer
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Actuary
6 1 (5.26%) SAP BI Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) CSS
1 12 (63.16%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) CRM
2 11 (57.89%) Unit Testing
3 10 (52.63%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
2 12 (63.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) C#
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
3 2 (10.53%) MCSD
3 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 1 (5.26%) SAP