The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Solihull region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 10 - 10
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.71% - 3.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.18% - 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £34.25 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-16.78% +30.47%
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 31.43% 11.25% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Average daily rate £330 £325 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +91.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
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VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Solihull region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Solihull region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (50.00%) Perl
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) MySQL
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 8 (44.44%) MS Office
3 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (27.78%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) Retail
5 3 (16.67%) XML
5 3 (16.67%) SAS
5 3 (16.67%) C#
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
5 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) WPF
5 3 (16.67%) MVVM
5 3 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (11.11%) LINQ
6 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (11.11%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (44.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) MySQL
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Commercial Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) WCF
1 3 (16.67%) WPF
1 3 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 2 (11.11%) LINQ
2 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (5.56%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
1 3 (16.67%) MVVM
2 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.56%) Customer Insight
3 1 (5.56%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (50.00%) Perl
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft