The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 11 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.35% 3.92% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 16.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Average daily rate
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£353 £350 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +105.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
VBA
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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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
23 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 36.51% 24.51% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 5
Average daily rate £330 £325 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 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 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (50.00%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SAS
5 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) MS Access
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
7 1 (8.33%) XML
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
7 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (8.33%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) WPF
7 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) Retail
7 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Commercial Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) WPF
1 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (8.33%) MVVM
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft