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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 232 207 179
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -28
Contract jobs citing VBA 43 44 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.48% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 1.46% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £303 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% -25.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £212 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £30.63 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.53% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.12 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +62.85%
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
3437 3013 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.71% 32.71% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2188 1659 1638
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £229 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £464 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 116 139
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.15 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +4.47%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey +1 10 £388 -17.55% 1
Buckinghamshire -5 10 £306 +30.00% 3
Berkshire -5 7 £325 +44.44% 2
Hampshire -6 7 £420 +76.84% 1
East Sussex +5 3 £310 -22.50% 2
Kent +4 2 £288 - 1
Middlesex +2 1 £275 -21.98%
West Sussex -12 1 £300 -
Oxfordshire -17 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 51 (55.43%) SQL
2 45 (48.91%) MS Excel
3 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 25 (27.17%) Finance
5 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
7 20 (21.74%) MS Access
8 17 (18.48%) Migration
9 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (15.22%) MS Office
10 13 (14.13%) HP
10 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (13.04%) Windows
11 12 (13.04%) DV Cleared
12 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
12 11 (11.96%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 11 (11.96%) VB
13 10 (10.87%) .NET
13 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
14 9 (9.78%) Degree
14 9 (9.78%) SharePoint
15 8 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
15 8 (8.70%) HTML
15 8 (8.70%) Java
15 8 (8.70%) C#
15 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
15 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
16 7 (7.61%) Selenium
16 7 (7.61%) Test Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 (9.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.17%) SAS
3 1 (1.09%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.09%) Drupal
3 1 (1.09%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (48.91%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.22%) MS Office
3 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project
5 1 (1.09%) PTC Creo
5 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.09%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.09%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (1.09%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.09%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (2.17%) Firewall
2 2 (2.17%) LTE
2 2 (2.17%) ATM
2 2 (2.17%) GSM
2 2 (2.17%) UMTS
3 1 (1.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.74%) MS Access
3 11 (11.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.17%) MySQL
8 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
8 1 (1.09%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.09%) SSDT
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Subversion
1 7 (7.61%) Selenium
2 6 (6.52%) TestNG
2 6 (6.52%) SoapUI
2 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.17%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.17%) MSI
5 1 (1.09%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.09%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) Build Forge
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
General
1 25 (27.17%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
3 4 (4.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Games
5 1 (1.09%) Military
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Front Office
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (44.57%) Analyst
2 26 (28.26%) Developer
3 21 (22.83%) Data Analyst
4 8 (8.70%) VBA Developer
5 7 (7.61%) SQL Developer
6 6 (6.52%) MI Analyst
7 5 (5.43%) Access Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Junior
8 4 (4.35%) Consultant
8 4 (4.35%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Programmer
9 3 (3.26%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Tester
9 3 (3.26%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.26%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Excel Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (3.26%) Excel VBA Developer
10 2 (2.17%) Excel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) .NET
2 8 (8.70%) HTML
3 7 (7.61%) XML
4 6 (6.52%) SOAP
4 6 (6.52%) CSS
5 5 (5.43%) XML Messaging
6 2 (2.17%) JSON
6 2 (2.17%) MDX
6 2 (2.17%) Web Services
6 2 (2.17%) Middleware
6 2 (2.17%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.17%) REST
6 2 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (1.09%) JPA
7 1 (1.09%) RESTful
7 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.09%) HTML5
7 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.09%) LAMP
7 1 (1.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) NHS
3 3 (3.26%) CMDB
4 2 (2.17%) Statistics
4 2 (2.17%) EPoS
4 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Windows XP
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.09%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.48%) Migration
2 14 (15.22%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
4 8 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 7 (7.61%) Test Management
5 7 (7.61%) Validation
6 6 (6.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.43%) Data Migration
7 5 (5.43%) Data Validation
8 4 (4.35%) Data Mapping
8 4 (4.35%) ETL
8 4 (4.35%) Software Testing
9 3 (3.26%) Information Security
9 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.26%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.26%) Project Management
9 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
9 3 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 51 (55.43%) SQL
2 11 (11.96%) VB
3 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 8 (8.70%) C#
3 8 (8.70%) Java
4 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.43%) VB.NET
5 4 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.26%) Python
6 3 (3.26%) PHP
6 3 (3.26%) C++
7 2 (2.17%) Perl
7 2 (2.17%) C
7 2 (2.17%) VBScript
7 2 (2.17%) MapBasic
8 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (22.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
4 9 (9.78%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 4 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Basel II
2 1 (1.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.17%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (2.17%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) HP
3 7 (7.61%) Oracle
4 4 (4.35%) Citrix
5 3 (3.26%) SAP
5 3 (3.26%) Remedy
5 3 (3.26%) VMware
6 2 (2.17%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.17%) Lumension
6 2 (2.17%) McAfee
6 2 (2.17%) Mapinfo
6 2 (2.17%) Adobe
7 1 (1.09%) Cognos
7 1 (1.09%) BMC
7 1 (1.09%) Lotus
7 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
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