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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 198 216 184
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -32
Contract jobs citing VBA 41 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.53% 0.61% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.57% 1.79% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 53
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £231 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £19.50 £28.13 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +0.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £18.63 £25.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £37.63 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
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
2616 3232 3216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.76% 34.06% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1526 1977 1882
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £277 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 148 107
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £16.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Hampshire +33 19 £390 -13.33% 1
Berkshire +17 16 £400 +26.98% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
Surrey +1 2 £480 +20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 58 (56.86%) SQL
2 38 (37.25%) Microsoft
3 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 28 (27.45%) MS Excel
5 27 (26.47%) .NET
6 22 (21.57%) HTML
6 22 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 21 (20.59%) XML
8 20 (19.61%) MS Access
9 19 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (17.65%) C#
10 18 (17.65%) VB
10 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
10 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (15.69%) CSS
12 16 (15.69%) Oracle
13 15 (14.71%) Finance
13 15 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (14.71%) Analytics
14 14 (13.73%) MS Office
15 13 (12.75%) IIS
15 13 (12.75%) jQuery
16 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (10.78%) Migration
17 11 (10.78%) VB.NET
18 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008

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 13 (12.75%) IIS
2 7 (6.86%) SAS
3 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (27.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (13.73%) MS Office
3 8 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.92%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Adobe Campaign
1 2 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.96%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.96%) Unica
2 1 (0.98%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.98%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.88%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) Internet
2 2 (1.96%) FTP
2 2 (1.96%) SMS
3 1 (0.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 22 (21.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (19.61%) MS Access
4 17 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (14.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (6.86%) Oracle BI EE
9 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
10 4 (3.92%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (1.96%) MySQL
12 2 (1.96%) QlikView
12 2 (1.96%) SQLPlus
13 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.98%) DTS
13 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (7.84%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.90%) Subversion
4 2 (1.96%) Toad
5 1 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.98%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.98%) HP UFT
5 1 (0.98%) Selenium
5 1 (0.98%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.98%) TestNG
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.90%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.92%) Marketing
4 2 (1.96%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Billing
4 2 (1.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (48.04%) Developer
2 34 (33.33%) Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) Data Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Developer
4 14 (13.73%) SQL Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Access Developer
5 12 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (11.76%) SSRS Developer
5 12 (11.76%) VBA Developer
6 11 (10.78%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Business Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Excel Analyst
7 10 (9.80%) Report Analyst
8 9 (8.82%) Excel Developer
8 9 (8.82%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Business Data Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Data Business Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Excel VBA Developer
9 6 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
9 6 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (26.47%) .NET
2 22 (21.57%) HTML
3 21 (20.59%) XML
4 16 (15.69%) CSS
5 13 (12.75%) jQuery
6 12 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 8 (7.84%) ASP.NET
8 7 (6.86%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.86%) Ajax
8 7 (6.86%) LINQ
8 7 (6.86%) LINQ to SQL
8 7 (6.86%) WCF
9 6 (5.88%) XSLT
10 5 (4.90%) XHTML
11 4 (3.92%) Classic ASP
11 4 (3.92%) DCOM
12 3 (2.94%) COM
12 3 (2.94%) CSS3
12 3 (2.94%) HTML5
13 2 (1.96%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.92%) Statistics
4 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.96%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.96%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.98%) NHS
6 1 (0.98%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
2 15 (14.71%) Analytics
3 11 (10.78%) Migration
4 8 (7.84%) Data Modelling
4 8 (7.84%) MVC
4 8 (7.84%) OOP
5 6 (5.88%) Change Control
5 6 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 6 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (5.88%) ITIL
5 6 (5.88%) OWASP
5 6 (5.88%) Secure Coding
5 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (4.90%) ArchiMate
6 5 (4.90%) BPMN
6 5 (4.90%) Scrum
6 5 (4.90%) TOGAF
6 5 (4.90%) Validation
6 5 (4.90%) Web Development
6 5 (4.90%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 58 (56.86%) SQL
2 21 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 18 (17.65%) C#
3 18 (17.65%) VB
4 11 (10.78%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.86%) XPath
6 6 (5.88%) C
6 6 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.90%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.90%) VB6
8 4 (3.92%) Java
9 3 (2.94%) Python
10 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.96%) VBScript
11 1 (0.98%) C++
11 1 (0.98%) Perl
11 1 (0.98%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 18 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.86%) Degree
3 1 (0.98%) ACCA
3 1 (0.98%) CIMA
3 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.96%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (37.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.69%) Oracle
3 7 (6.86%) Google
4 6 (5.88%) Dell
5 5 (4.90%) Software AG
6 4 (3.92%) HP
6 4 (3.92%) Remedy
7 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.94%) SAP
8 2 (1.96%) Alterian
8 2 (1.96%) Epiphany
8 2 (1.96%) Ericsson
8 2 (1.96%) IBM
8 2 (1.96%) Tableau
9 1 (0.98%) Blue Prism
9 1 (0.98%) CODA
9 1 (0.98%) Cognos
9 1 (0.98%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.98%) ILOG
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