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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 171 174 143
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -31
Contract jobs citing VBA 83 63 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.85% 0.74% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.59% 2.10% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 32
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£375 £280 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +13.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £223 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
Average hourly rate £28.00 £30.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £21.50 £16.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £45.50 £41.07
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+2.93% +35.29%
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
3209 3002 2865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.70% 35.29% 32.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1655 1420
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 115 161
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 November 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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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
Berkshire +21 24 £450 +80.00% 4
Hampshire -11 23 £355 +26.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -17 14 £288 +2.67% 5
Surrey -4 12 £305 +9.90% 4
East Sussex - 3 £400 -
Oxfordshire -25 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 61 (49.19%) MS Excel
2 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 49 (39.52%) SQL
3 31 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
5 27 (21.77%) SC Cleared
5 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (20.16%) MS Office
6 25 (20.16%) Finance
7 24 (19.35%) SharePoint
8 20 (16.13%) ISTQB
9 19 (15.32%) CRM
9 19 (15.32%) HP
9 19 (15.32%) Project Management
10 17 (13.71%) HTML
10 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
11 16 (12.90%) CSS
12 15 (12.10%) QA
13 14 (11.29%) System Testing
13 14 (11.29%) Dynamics CRM
13 14 (11.29%) Telecoms
14 13 (10.48%) Unit Testing
14 13 (10.48%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (9.68%) Banking
15 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (9.68%) VB
16 11 (8.87%) MS Access
17 10 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
18 9 (7.26%) Citrix
18 9 (7.26%) SAN

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.42%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.61%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.61%) SAS
6 1 (0.81%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 61 (49.19%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.16%) MS Office
3 5 (4.03%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.23%) MS Project
5 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.42%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.61%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.61%) Maximo
3 2 (1.61%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.81%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.81%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.81%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.26%) SAN
2 4 (3.23%) GSM
2 4 (3.23%) UMTS
2 4 (3.23%) 3G
3 3 (2.42%) 2G
3 3 (2.42%) ATM
4 2 (1.61%) GPRS
4 2 (1.61%) LTE
4 2 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.81%) Intranet
5 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.87%) MS Access
3 5 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.23%) QlikView
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.42%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (2.42%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.61%) DB2
6 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.61%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) Base SAS
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (20.16%) Finance
2 14 (11.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.68%) Banking
4 7 (5.65%) Military
5 5 (4.03%) Billing
6 4 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.23%) Marketing
7 3 (2.42%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.81%) Publishing
9 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (44.35%) Analyst
2 37 (29.84%) Developer
3 18 (14.52%) Data Analyst
4 10 (8.06%) Tester
5 9 (7.26%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.26%) VBA Developer
6 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (5.65%) CRM Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 6 (4.84%) MI Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (4.03%) Excel Developer
9 5 (4.03%) QA Tester
9 5 (4.03%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Report Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Architect
10 4 (3.23%) Billing Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.23%) TM1 Developer
11 3 (2.42%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.71%) HTML
2 16 (12.90%) CSS
3 9 (7.26%) .NET
4 6 (4.84%) XML
4 6 (4.84%) MDX
5 5 (4.03%) jQuery
6 4 (3.23%) Ajax
7 3 (2.42%) Regular Expression
7 3 (2.42%) OLE
8 2 (1.61%) Web Services
8 2 (1.61%) XSLT
8 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.61%) WCF
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.81%) HTML5
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.81%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.03%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.03%) Statistics
3 3 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.81%) PMI
4 1 (0.81%) NHS
4 1 (0.81%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.81%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.81%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.81%) FMCG
4 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.81%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.23%) Windows
2 2 (1.61%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
2 2 (1.61%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.32%) CRM
1 19 (15.32%) Project Management
2 14 (11.29%) System Testing
3 13 (10.48%) Unit Testing
4 12 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.26%) Knowledge Management
5 9 (7.26%) Software Testing
5 9 (7.26%) Data Analysis
6 8 (6.45%) Quality Management
7 7 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.65%) Document Management
7 7 (5.65%) Business Analysis
7 7 (5.65%) Test Strategy
8 6 (4.84%) Validation
8 6 (4.84%) Migration
9 5 (4.03%) ITIL
10 4 (3.23%) ETL
10 4 (3.23%) Data Management
10 4 (3.23%) Analytics
10 4 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (39.52%) SQL
2 17 (13.71%) JavaScript
3 12 (9.68%) VB
4 9 (7.26%) C#
5 7 (5.65%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.61%) Java
7 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.81%) VBScript
8 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 31 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 27 (21.77%) SC Cleared
3 20 (16.13%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.26%) Degree
4 9 (7.26%) DV Cleared
4 9 (7.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.26%) MOS
5 7 (5.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (2.42%) MCP
6 3 (2.42%) MCSD
6 3 (2.42%) MCSE
6 3 (2.42%) ISEB
6 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.61%) CNA
7 2 (1.61%) Novell Certification
7 2 (1.61%) ACCA
7 2 (1.61%) CIMA
8 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.10%) QA
2 7 (5.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 49 (39.52%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.32%) HP
3 9 (7.26%) Citrix
3 9 (7.26%) SAP
4 8 (6.45%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.03%) Oracle
6 3 (2.42%) Google
6 3 (2.42%) Remedy
7 2 (1.61%) Ariba
7 2 (1.61%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.81%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.81%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.81%) Cognos
8 1 (0.81%) Primavera
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe
8 1 (0.81%) Planview
8 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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