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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 203 223 206
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing VBA 52 48 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.62% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.71% 1.42% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 29
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £262 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £430 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £30.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £23.00 £29.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.00 £32.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
3046 3373 2980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 36.36% 33.98% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1904 2138 1664
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 119 110
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £18.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Berkshire +20 17 £488 +50.00% 1
Hampshire +16 14 £380 -10.58% 2
Surrey +2 10 £375 -3.22%
Kent +6 4 £200 -30.43%
West Sussex +3 3 £345 +15.00%
Oxfordshire -10 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +18 1 £425 +39.11% 3
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 49 (46.67%) SQL
2 33 (31.43%) SQL Server
3 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
3 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
3 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
5 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (19.05%) HTML
6 20 (19.05%) VB
7 18 (17.14%) Oracle
7 18 (17.14%) MS Access
8 17 (16.19%) .NET
8 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
8 17 (16.19%) XML
9 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
10 15 (14.29%) CSS
10 15 (14.29%) Scrum
11 14 (13.33%) IIS
11 14 (13.33%) Change Control
11 14 (13.33%) Subversion
12 13 (12.38%) jQuery
12 13 (12.38%) C#
12 13 (12.38%) Finance
13 12 (11.43%) VB6
13 12 (11.43%) Visual Studio
13 12 (11.43%) Classic ASP
13 12 (11.43%) XHTML
13 12 (11.43%) Web Development
13 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 14 (13.33%) IIS
2 7 (6.67%) SAS
3 6 (5.71%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.95%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.95%) JBoss
Applications
1 16 (15.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.71%) MS Office
3 6 (5.71%) SPSS
4 3 (2.86%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.90%) Unica
2 1 (0.95%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.95%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) FTP
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
1 2 (1.90%) SMS
2 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.14%) MS Access
3 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (6.67%) MySQL
6 7 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
7 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.86%) QlikView
9 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.95%) DTS
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Subversion
2 12 (11.43%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.95%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.95%) JMeter
General
1 13 (12.38%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.90%) Military
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Developer
2 39 (37.14%) Analyst
3 20 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 19 (18.10%) Data Analyst
5 14 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 11 (10.48%) Report Analyst
7 10 (9.52%) Excel Analyst
8 9 (8.57%) SQL Server Developer
8 9 (8.57%) VB Developer
8 9 (8.57%) VB6 Developer
8 9 (8.57%) VBA Developer
9 8 (7.62%) Business Data Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Access Developer
10 7 (6.67%) ASP Developer
10 7 (6.67%) C# Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Classic ASP Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
10 7 (6.67%) Excel Developer
10 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
10 7 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.05%) HTML
2 17 (16.19%) .NET
2 17 (16.19%) XML
3 15 (14.29%) CSS
4 13 (12.38%) jQuery
5 12 (11.43%) Classic ASP
5 12 (11.43%) XHTML
6 11 (10.48%) DCOM
7 6 (5.71%) Web Services
7 6 (5.71%) XSLT
8 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (3.81%) COM
8 4 (3.81%) CSS3
8 4 (3.81%) HTML5
9 2 (1.90%) ADO
9 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.95%) Ajax
10 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.90%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 7 (6.67%) Statistics
3 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.81%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.86%) User Experience
6 1 (0.95%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.95%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.95%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.95%) Fintech
6 1 (0.95%) Informatics
6 1 (0.95%) Physics
6 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.95%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.95%) Linux
1 1 (0.95%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.29%) Scrum
2 14 (13.33%) Change Control
3 12 (11.43%) Web Development
4 11 (10.48%) Kanban
4 11 (10.48%) Waterfall
5 10 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (9.52%) Migration
6 7 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 7 (6.67%) ITIL
6 7 (6.67%) SDLC
7 6 (5.71%) Analytics
7 6 (5.71%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.71%) Data Management
7 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (5.71%) Project Management
7 6 (5.71%) Regression Analysis
7 6 (5.71%) Validation
8 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.67%) SQL
2 21 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (19.05%) VB
4 17 (16.19%) T-SQL
5 13 (12.38%) C#
6 12 (11.43%) VB6
7 11 (10.48%) PL/SQL
8 7 (6.67%) XPath
9 6 (5.71%) Java
9 6 (5.71%) R
10 5 (4.76%) C
11 3 (2.86%) F#
12 2 (1.90%) PHP
12 2 (1.90%) Python
12 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.95%) C++
13 1 (0.95%) Perl
13 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (21.90%) Security Cleared
2 22 (20.95%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) Degree
4 1 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 18 (17.14%) Oracle
3 7 (6.67%) Google
4 5 (4.76%) Remedy
4 5 (4.76%) Software AG
5 4 (3.81%) SAP
5 4 (3.81%) Tableau
6 3 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (1.90%) Alterian
7 2 (1.90%) Epiphany
7 2 (1.90%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.90%) IBM
8 1 (0.95%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.95%) CODA
8 1 (0.95%) Cognos
8 1 (0.95%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.95%) ESRI
8 1 (0.95%) ILOG
8 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.95%) SIMUL8
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