The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset 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 - 32 30
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.89% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.83% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
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
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
156 109 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 46.15% 48.66% 40.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 78 40
Average daily rate £320 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £368 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.65 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.04% +12.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.74 £21.37 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £37.93 £35.00
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 Somerset

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Taunton - - - - 1
VBA
South West

VBA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Ingres
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) Ingres
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (50.00%) MI Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft