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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 58 73 62
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 16 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.56% 0.75% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.78% 2.61% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 3
Average daily rate
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£360 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £105 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £275 £335
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 £25.12 £22.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+14.18% -6.38%
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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
335 306 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.59% 28.81% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 175 108
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+177.77% -20.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.40 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) SharePoint
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
3 14 (48.28%) SQL
4 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
4 12 (41.38%) CSS
4 12 (41.38%) CRM
4 12 (41.38%) Migration
4 12 (41.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
5 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
5 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
6 10 (34.48%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (34.48%) System Testing
7 8 (27.59%) MS Office
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (13.79%) MS Access
9 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) VB
10 3 (10.34%) MS Project
10 3 (10.34%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) Changepoint
10 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
10 3 (10.34%) JIRA

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (51.72%) SharePoint
2 10 (34.48%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (10.34%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
2 8 (27.59%) MS Office
3 3 (10.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Changepoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (10.34%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Developer
3 5 (17.24%) CRM Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Access Developer
4 4 (13.79%) VBA Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SharePoint Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 3 (10.34%) AWS Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Actuary
7 1 (3.45%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
1 12 (41.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
1 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) CRM
1 12 (41.38%) Migration
2 11 (37.93%) Unit Testing
3 10 (34.48%) System Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Earned Value Management
4 3 (10.34%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (48.28%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (41.38%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP