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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 240 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 43 78 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.45% 0.78% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 2.37% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 35
Median daily rate £319 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.92% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +12.89%
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
3298 3292 3032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.17% 33.07% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2126 1976 1723
Median daily rate £400 £350 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 114 106
Median hourly rate £38.00 £39.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £20.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.45
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.23%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Buckinghamshire +9 14 £480 +60.00%
Oxfordshire +12 10 £300 +9.09%
Hampshire -7 7 £300 -20.63% 3
Berkshire -17 7 £363 +0.69% 3
East Sussex +3 2 - - 1
Surrey -8 1 - - 2
Kent -22 1 £200 -42.85%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 32 (38.55%) SQL
2 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 24 (28.92%) MS Excel
3 22 (26.51%) VB
4 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
5 18 (21.69%) QlikView
6 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (15.66%) Oracle
7 13 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
7 13 (15.66%) Tableau
8 12 (14.46%) Visualisation
8 12 (14.46%) MS Access
8 12 (14.46%) Data Analysis
9 11 (13.25%) MySQL
9 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
10 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
10 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
10 10 (12.05%) XML
10 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
11 9 (10.84%) MS Office
11 9 (10.84%) Java
11 9 (10.84%) Statistics
12 8 (9.64%) R
12 8 (9.64%) SPSS
12 8 (9.64%) Project Management
12 8 (9.64%) Subversion
13 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (8.43%) VB6

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 10 (12.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.23%) IIS
3 5 (6.02%) SAS
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.20%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Applications
1 24 (28.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.84%) MS Office
3 8 (9.64%) SPSS
4 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (3.61%) MS Project
6 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) HFM
2 1 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.20%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (21.69%) QlikView
3 16 (19.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (14.46%) MS Access
5 11 (13.25%) MySQL
6 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (7.23%) Crystal Reports
7 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 5 (6.02%) PerformancePoint
8 5 (6.02%) PowerPivot
9 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (4.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 4 (4.82%) OLAP
9 4 (4.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
10 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
11 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
11 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (9.64%) Subversion
2 6 (7.23%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.61%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.41%) PHPUnit
4 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.20%) JMeter
5 1 (1.20%) Maven
5 1 (1.20%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Back Office
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
2 3 (3.61%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.41%) Front Office
3 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.41%) Military
4 1 (1.20%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (45.78%) Analyst
2 26 (31.33%) Developer
3 19 (22.89%) Data Analyst
4 10 (12.05%) Business Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Analyst
5 8 (9.64%) SQL Developer
6 6 (7.23%) Data Scientist
6 6 (7.23%) Excel Analyst
6 6 (7.23%) QlikView Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Excel Developer
7 5 (6.02%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Oracle Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) SAS Business Analyst
7 5 (6.02%) Systems Developer
7 5 (6.02%) VBA Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Access Developer
8 4 (4.82%) ASP Developer
8 4 (4.82%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.05%) XML
2 7 (8.43%) .NET
2 7 (8.43%) CSS
2 7 (8.43%) HTML
2 7 (8.43%) jQuery
3 6 (7.23%) Classic ASP
4 5 (6.02%) DCOM
4 5 (6.02%) XHTML
5 3 (3.61%) SOAP
6 2 (2.41%) CodeIgniter
6 2 (2.41%) EDI
7 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.20%) COM
7 1 (1.20%) CSS3
7 1 (1.20%) HTML5
7 1 (1.20%) Middleware
7 1 (1.20%) RESTful
7 1 (1.20%) Web Services
7 1 (1.20%) XML Messaging
7 1 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.46%) Visualisation
3 9 (10.84%) Statistics
4 7 (8.43%) Data Extraction
5 5 (6.02%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.61%) NHS
7 2 (2.41%) Fintech
7 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.41%) User Experience
8 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.20%) CMDB
8 1 (1.20%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.20%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.20%) Data Conversion
8 1 (1.20%) Life Science
8 1 (1.20%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.20%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 2 (2.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (15.66%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (14.46%) Data Analysis
3 8 (9.64%) Project Management
4 7 (8.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
4 7 (8.43%) Kanban
4 7 (8.43%) Waterfall
5 6 (7.23%) Change Control
5 6 (7.23%) Regression Analysis
5 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.02%) Data Management
6 5 (6.02%) Investment Management
6 5 (6.02%) Scrum
6 5 (6.02%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (6.02%) Validation
6 5 (6.02%) Web Development
7 4 (4.82%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (4.82%) Data Validation
8 3 (3.61%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (3.61%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 32 (38.55%) SQL
2 22 (26.51%) VB
3 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
4 9 (10.84%) Java
5 8 (9.64%) R
6 7 (8.43%) C#
6 7 (8.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.43%) VB6
7 6 (7.23%) PL/SQL
7 6 (7.23%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.61%) PHP
9 2 (2.41%) PHP 5
10 1 (1.20%) C++
10 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.25%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.82%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) ACCA
6 1 (1.20%) CAPM
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.20%) PMBOK
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) Puppet
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (15.66%) Microsoft
1 13 (15.66%) Oracle
1 13 (15.66%) Tableau
2 7 (8.43%) SAP
3 5 (6.02%) Teradata
4 3 (3.61%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.20%) BMC
6 1 (1.20%) ESRI
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) SIMUL8
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