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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 14 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 1.23% 6.49% 2.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +26.66%
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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
20 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 24.69% 32.47% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate £321 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £28.25 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -

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 13 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps Script
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Dashboard Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Google Apps Script
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Google