The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 220 203 183
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 49 57 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.85% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 31 37
Median daily rate £300 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £314
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £187.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -88.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
VBA
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3143 3086 2913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.24% 33.06% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1994 1887 1642
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 90 107
Median hourly rate £38.50 £39.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.53% -1.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £21.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the South East

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 14 £300 -13.04% 7
Oxfordshire +13 13 £288 -31.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £480 +71.42% 2
Surrey -15 3 £180 -43.75% 2
East Sussex +2 2 - - 1
Berkshire -13 2 £500 +40.84%
Isle of Wight - 2 £263 - 1
Kent -13 1 £200 -38.46%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for VBA.

1 39 (43.33%) SQL
2 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
3 24 (26.67%) Finance
4 23 (25.56%) VB
5 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
6 20 (22.22%) QlikView
7 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
8 17 (18.89%) Tableau
9 16 (17.78%) MS Access
9 16 (17.78%) T-SQL
10 15 (16.67%) Oracle
10 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (14.44%) Visualisation
12 12 (13.33%) .NET
12 12 (13.33%) XML
12 12 (13.33%) Data Analysis
12 12 (13.33%) Subversion
13 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
13 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (11.11%) jQuery
14 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
14 10 (11.11%) Kanban
14 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 10 (11.11%) CSS
14 10 (11.11%) MS Office
14 10 (11.11%) MySQL
14 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
14 10 (11.11%) HTML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.22%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.00%) IIS
3 5 (5.56%) SAS
4 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.11%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.11%) MS Office
3 7 (7.78%) SPSS
4 4 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.33%) MS Project
6 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) HFM
2 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.22%) QlikView
3 19 (21.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (17.78%) MS Access
5 11 (12.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (11.11%) MySQL
7 8 (8.89%) Crystal Reports
8 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (5.56%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (5.56%) PowerPivot
10 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (4.44%) OLAP
11 3 (3.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (3.33%) Relational Database
12 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
13 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (1.11%) SAP BI
13 1 (1.11%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Subversion
2 9 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.22%) PHPUnit
3 2 (2.22%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.11%) JMeter
General
1 24 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Back Office
2 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.22%) Banking
3 2 (2.22%) Front Office
3 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.22%) Military
4 1 (1.11%) Automotive
4 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (44.44%) Analyst
2 34 (37.78%) Developer
3 21 (23.33%) Data Analyst
4 16 (17.78%) SQL Developer
5 12 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Access Developer
7 7 (7.78%) VB Developer
7 7 (7.78%) VB6 Developer
7 7 (7.78%) VBA Developer
8 6 (6.67%) ASP Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Classic ASP Developer
8 6 (6.67%) Data Scientist
8 6 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) QlikView Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle Business Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) SAS Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) SAS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) .NET
1 12 (13.33%) XML
2 10 (11.11%) CSS
2 10 (11.11%) HTML
2 10 (11.11%) jQuery
3 9 (10.00%) Classic ASP
4 8 (8.89%) DCOM
4 8 (8.89%) XHTML
5 5 (5.56%) Web Services
6 2 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (2.22%) COM
6 2 (2.22%) CSS3
6 2 (2.22%) EDI
6 2 (2.22%) HTML5
6 2 (2.22%) SOAP
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.11%) Middleware
7 1 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.44%) Visualisation
3 9 (10.00%) Statistics
4 7 (7.78%) Data Extraction
5 6 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.33%) Fintech
6 3 (3.33%) NHS
7 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.22%) User Experience
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) CMDB
8 1 (1.11%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.11%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.11%) Life Science
8 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.11%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 11 (12.22%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (11.11%) Kanban
3 10 (11.11%) Scrum
3 10 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.00%) Change Control
5 8 (8.89%) Project Management
5 8 (8.89%) Web Development
6 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
6 7 (7.78%) Data Management
7 6 (6.67%) Regression Analysis
7 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.56%) Investment Management
8 5 (5.56%) Migration
8 5 (5.56%) Validation
9 4 (4.44%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (4.44%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.44%) OOP
9 4 (4.44%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.33%) SQL
2 23 (25.56%) VB
3 16 (17.78%) T-SQL
4 10 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.11%) VB6
5 9 (10.00%) C#
5 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.89%) Java
7 7 (7.78%) R
8 5 (5.56%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.33%) PHP
10 2 (2.22%) F#
10 2 (2.22%) PHP 5
11 1 (1.11%) C++
11 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (2.22%) ACCA
6 1 (1.11%) CAPM
6 1 (1.11%) MCP
6 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.11%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.11%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
1 17 (18.89%) Tableau
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle
3 7 (7.78%) SAP
4 5 (5.56%) Teradata
5 2 (2.22%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.22%) Remedy
6 1 (1.11%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) ESRI
6 1 (1.11%) SIMUL8
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Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 hours ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + 27 days holiday + onsite gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 days ago