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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.95% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 2.89% 5.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 12
Median daily rate £525 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.08% -11.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -23.52%

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
233 311 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.29% 32.91% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 219 155
Median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £39.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.87% +4.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Analytics
3 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) CIMA
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) ACCA
4 1 (12.50%) HFM
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access

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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Testing Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Data Analytics
1 2 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ACCA
2 1 (12.50%) CIMA
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP