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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 196 184 139
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -45
Contract jobs citing VBA 54 54 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.62% 1.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.77% 1.75% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 34
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £327 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 8
Average hourly rate £30.63 £18.63 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.42% -0.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £13.53 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £23.73 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -2.77%
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
3052 3079 3188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.71% 35.36% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1697 1683 1497
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 127 167
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Hampshire -20 15 £330 -17.50% 2
Berkshire +10 11 £210 -39.13% 6
Surrey -3 9 £265 - 2
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £383 -12.06% 1
East Sussex - 3 £438 - 1
Oxfordshire -9 2 - - 1
West Sussex +7 1 - -
Kent - - - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 60 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 36 (34.29%) Microsoft
3 31 (29.52%) Security Cleared
4 29 (27.62%) SQL
5 27 (25.71%) SC Cleared
6 25 (23.81%) QA
6 25 (23.81%) ISTQB
6 25 (23.81%) HP
7 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (21.90%) Project Management
9 22 (20.95%) MS Office
10 20 (19.05%) Quality Management
10 20 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 18 (17.14%) MOS
12 16 (15.24%) Finance
13 15 (14.29%) MS Access
14 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
14 14 (13.33%) Document Management
14 14 (13.33%) Test Strategy
15 12 (11.43%) SAP
16 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
16 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
17 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
17 10 (9.52%) .NET
18 9 (8.57%) VB
18 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
18 9 (8.57%) Military
19 8 (7.62%) HP Quality Center
19 8 (7.62%) DV Cleared
19 8 (7.62%) C#

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.95%) LiveCycle
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
3 1 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.95%) CMS
3 1 (0.95%) Papyrus
Applications
1 60 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.95%) MS Office
3 3 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.90%) MS Project
5 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) SAP SD
1 3 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.95%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.95%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.95%) Exstream
2 1 (0.95%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.95%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.95%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) SaaS
2 1 (0.95%) Office 365
2 1 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) UMTS
1 5 (4.76%) 3G
2 4 (3.81%) 2G
2 4 (3.81%) GSM
3 3 (2.86%) GPRS
3 3 (2.86%) LTE
4 2 (1.90%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (1.90%) SAN
5 1 (0.95%) Internet
5 1 (0.95%) HSPA
5 1 (0.95%) DNS
5 1 (0.95%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) MS Access
2 14 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.81%) Ingres
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.90%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.95%) OLAP
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.95%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 11 (10.48%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.57%) Military
4 6 (5.71%) Banking
5 5 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 3 (2.86%) Billing
8 1 (0.95%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.95%) Local Government
8 1 (0.95%) Retail
8 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.95%) Advertising
8 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Analyst
2 22 (20.95%) Developer
3 16 (15.24%) Tester
4 15 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.57%) QA Tester
6 7 (6.67%) VBA Developer
7 6 (5.71%) QA Analyst
7 6 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.76%) Architect
8 5 (4.76%) Consultant
8 5 (4.76%) Excel Developer
8 5 (4.76%) MI Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.81%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (3.81%) TM1 Developer
10 3 (2.86%) TM1 Consultant
10 3 (2.86%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (2.86%) SQL Developer
11 2 (1.90%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.52%) .NET
2 5 (4.76%) XML
2 5 (4.76%) MDX
3 4 (3.81%) Ajax
3 4 (3.81%) jQuery
3 4 (3.81%) HTML
4 3 (2.86%) Regular Expression
4 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.90%) CSS
5 2 (1.90%) XSLT
5 2 (1.90%) XHTML
5 2 (1.90%) EDI
5 2 (1.90%) OLE
5 2 (1.90%) WCF
6 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.90%) EPoS
3 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.90%) Statistics
4 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.95%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.95%) FMCG
4 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.95%) Open Source
4 1 (0.95%) NHS
4 1 (0.95%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.81%) UNIX
1 4 (3.81%) Windows
1 4 (3.81%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.90%) Windows 8
2 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.90%) Project Management
2 20 (19.05%) Quality Management
3 14 (13.33%) Document Management
3 14 (13.33%) Test Strategy
4 11 (10.48%) Data Analysis
5 10 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.71%) Validation
6 6 (5.71%) Business Analysis
6 6 (5.71%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.76%) CRM
7 5 (4.76%) Analytics
8 4 (3.81%) ERP
8 4 (3.81%) ITIL
8 4 (3.81%) ETL
8 4 (3.81%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.81%) Migration
9 3 (2.86%) Data Management
9 3 (2.86%) Data Modelling
9 3 (2.86%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.62%) SQL
2 9 (8.57%) VB
3 8 (7.62%) C#
4 6 (5.71%) VB.NET
5 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.86%) Java
6 3 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.86%) VBScript
6 3 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.86%) VB6
7 1 (0.95%) Perl
7 1 (0.95%) Python
7 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (29.52%) Security Cleared
2 27 (25.71%) SC Cleared
3 25 (23.81%) ISTQB
4 20 (19.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 18 (17.14%) MOS
6 8 (7.62%) DV Cleared
7 7 (6.67%) Degree
8 3 (2.86%) ISEB
9 2 (1.90%) CNA
9 2 (1.90%) Novell Certification
9 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.95%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.95%) ACCA
10 1 (0.95%) CIMA
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.95%) MCP
10 1 (0.95%) MCSD
10 1 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (23.81%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.95%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.81%) HP
3 12 (11.43%) SAP
4 5 (4.76%) Business Objects
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle
6 3 (2.86%) Google
7 2 (1.90%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.90%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.90%) Citrix
7 2 (1.90%) Capita
8 1 (0.95%) Software AG
8 1 (0.95%) Ariba
8 1 (0.95%) webMethods
8 1 (0.95%) Primavera
8 1 (0.95%) BT
8 1 (0.95%) Hummingbird
8 1 (0.95%) Planview
8 1 (0.95%) Actix
8 1 (0.95%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.95%) Tableau
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