The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 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 Somerset 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 49 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.28% 1.04% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 2.56% 5.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£300 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+42.50% -20.00%
Programming Languages Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
179 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 49.58% 40.41% 41.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 50 36
Average daily rate £325 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £260 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -24.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
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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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) 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 29 July 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%) 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