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 2 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 203 178 140
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -38
Contract jobs citing VBA 43 65 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.46% 0.73% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 2.07% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 34
Average daily rate
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£303 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £345 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £435 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.84% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 11
Average hourly rate £30.63 £12.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -51.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.13 £12.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.13 £12.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
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
3045 3140 3114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.83% 35.34% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 1655 1511
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £226 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 142 183
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 2 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 2 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -18 12 £238 -40.62% 4
Berkshire +11 10 £225 -37.93% 3
Surrey -9 7 £470 +44.61% 3
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £235 -45.97%
Oxfordshire -7 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
Kent -7 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 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 64 (58.18%) MS Excel
2 38 (34.55%) SQL
3 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
4 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
5 26 (23.64%) SC Cleared
5 26 (23.64%) HP
6 25 (22.73%) ISTQB
7 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
8 22 (20.00%) Finance
8 22 (20.00%) QA
9 20 (18.18%) MS Office
9 20 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 19 (17.27%) MS Access
10 19 (17.27%) Quality Management
10 19 (17.27%) Project Management
11 16 (14.55%) .NET
11 16 (14.55%) MOS
12 15 (13.64%) VB
13 14 (12.73%) C#
13 14 (12.73%) SAP
14 13 (11.82%) Document Management
15 12 (10.91%) Test Strategy
16 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
18 9 (8.18%) SharePoint
18 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
18 9 (8.18%) DV Cleared
18 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
18 9 (8.18%) Data Analysis
18 9 (8.18%) Banking

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 (8.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (1.82%) Papyrus
2 2 (1.82%) MS Project Server
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.91%) Documentum
3 1 (0.91%) SAS
Applications
1 64 (58.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (18.18%) MS Office
3 4 (3.64%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.91%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.82%) Exstream
3 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.91%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.91%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.91%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.91%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
1 1 (0.91%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) UMTS
1 5 (4.55%) 3G
2 4 (3.64%) 2G
2 4 (3.64%) GSM
3 3 (2.73%) GPRS
3 3 (2.73%) SAN
3 3 (2.73%) LTE
4 2 (1.82%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.91%) 4G
5 1 (0.91%) Internet
5 1 (0.91%) HSPA
5 1 (0.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 19 (17.27%) MS Access
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (3.64%) Ingres
8 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.82%) QlikView
9 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.82%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (1.82%) SAP BW
9 2 (1.82%) OLAP
9 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.91%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.91%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.91%) Subversion
2 1 (0.91%) TortoiseSVN
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.18%) Banking
4 7 (6.36%) Military
5 5 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.64%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.82%) Billing
8 1 (0.91%) Retail
8 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.91%) Advertising
8 1 (0.91%) Local Government
8 1 (0.91%) Marketing
8 1 (0.91%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (40.00%) Analyst
2 33 (30.00%) Developer
3 15 (13.64%) Tester
4 14 (12.73%) Data Analyst
4 14 (12.73%) VBA Developer
5 13 (11.82%) Excel Developer
6 9 (8.18%) Excel VBA Developer
7 8 (7.27%) QA Tester
8 7 (6.36%) .NET Developer
9 5 (4.55%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (4.55%) Test Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) MI Analyst
9 5 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.64%) Consultant
11 3 (2.73%) Report Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Business Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (14.55%) .NET
2 7 (6.36%) Web Services
3 6 (5.45%) HTML
4 5 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.64%) MDX
5 4 (3.64%) WCF
6 3 (2.73%) XML
7 2 (1.82%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.82%) XHTML
7 2 (1.82%) EDI
7 2 (1.82%) jQuery
8 1 (0.91%) JPA
8 1 (0.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.91%) OLE
8 1 (0.91%) Flash
8 1 (0.91%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.73%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.82%) EPoS
2 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.82%) Statistics
3 1 (0.91%) NHS
3 1 (0.91%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.91%) Data Extraction
3 1 (0.91%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.91%) FMCG
3 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
3 1 (0.91%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.45%) Windows
1 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.64%) UNIX
3 2 (1.82%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.27%) Project Management
1 19 (17.27%) Quality Management
2 13 (11.82%) Document Management
3 12 (10.91%) Test Strategy
4 9 (8.18%) Data Analysis
4 9 (8.18%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.27%) Migration
6 6 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.45%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (5.45%) SOA
6 6 (5.45%) Validation
6 6 (5.45%) Predictive Modelling
7 5 (4.55%) Data Transformation
7 5 (4.55%) ERP
8 4 (3.64%) CRM
8 4 (3.64%) Unit Testing
9 3 (2.73%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.73%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.73%) ITIL
9 3 (2.73%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.55%) SQL
2 15 (13.64%) VB
3 14 (12.73%) C#
4 7 (6.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.55%) VB6
7 3 (2.73%) VBScript
8 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.82%) Java
9 1 (0.91%) Perl
9 1 (0.91%) Python
9 1 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (25.45%) Security Cleared
2 26 (23.64%) SC Cleared
3 25 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 20 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 16 (14.55%) MOS
6 9 (8.18%) Degree
6 9 (8.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.82%) CNA
8 2 (1.82%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.91%) ACCA
9 1 (0.91%) CIMA
9 1 (0.91%) MCP
9 1 (0.91%) MCSD
9 1 (0.91%) MCSE
9 1 (0.91%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (20.00%) QA
2 4 (3.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (33.64%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.64%) HP
3 14 (12.73%) SAP
4 8 (7.27%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.55%) Citrix
6 3 (2.73%) Oracle
7 2 (1.82%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.82%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.82%) Capita
7 2 (1.82%) BT
8 1 (0.91%) Hummingbird
8 1 (0.91%) Planview
8 1 (0.91%) Actix
8 1 (0.91%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.91%) Tableau
8 1 (0.91%) webMethods
8 1 (0.91%) Software AG
8 1 (0.91%) Ariba
8 1 (0.91%) IBM
8 1 (0.91%) Dell
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