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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 220 204 173
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -31
Contract jobs citing VBA 45 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.53% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.65% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £278 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -30.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +165.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +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
3350 2976 2948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.77% 31.94% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2124 1631 1522
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 101 152
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.57 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -2.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.87 £14.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.22 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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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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 11 £400 -14.89% 3
Oxfordshire -15 8 £423 - 1
Buckinghamshire -1 6 £325 +41.30% 2
Berkshire -4 5 £269 +27.97% 3
Hampshire -16 5 £463 +81.37% 2
Kent -2 3 £306 -
Middlesex 0 2 £275 -21.98% 1
West Sussex -12 2 £306 - 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 69 (57.02%) SQL
2 58 (47.93%) MS Excel
3 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
4 38 (31.40%) Finance
5 35 (28.93%) Security Cleared
6 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
7 25 (20.66%) Migration
8 24 (19.83%) MS Office
9 23 (19.01%) MS Access
10 16 (13.22%) .NET
10 16 (13.22%) SC Cleared
10 16 (13.22%) DV Cleared
11 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (11.57%) C#
12 14 (11.57%) Oracle
12 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (11.57%) HP
13 12 (9.92%) Windows
13 12 (9.92%) VB
13 12 (9.92%) VB.NET
14 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
15 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
15 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
15 10 (8.26%) Validation
15 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
16 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 9 (7.44%) Degree
17 8 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (6.61%) BusinessObjects
17 8 (6.61%) T-SQL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 10 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 58 (47.93%) MS Excel
2 24 (19.83%) MS Office
3 5 (4.13%) MS Project
3 5 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.83%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.83%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 3 (2.48%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.48%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) ATM
1 3 (2.48%) SAN
1 3 (2.48%) Firewall
2 2 (1.65%) LTE
2 2 (1.65%) GSM
2 2 (1.65%) UMTS
3 1 (0.83%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (23.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (19.01%) MS Access
3 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (6.61%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.48%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (2.48%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.65%) SAP BW
8 2 (1.65%) SAP BI
8 2 (1.65%) MySQL
8 2 (1.65%) OLAP
8 2 (1.65%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (1.65%) Ingres
8 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.65%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.83%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.31%) Selenium
1 4 (3.31%) TestNG
1 4 (3.31%) Subversion
1 4 (3.31%) SoapUI
2 3 (2.48%) JIRA
2 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.48%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.48%) MSI
3 1 (0.83%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) Build Forge
3 1 (0.83%) Hudson
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (31.40%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.31%) Publishing
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Military
4 4 (3.31%) Retail
5 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.65%) Legal
6 2 (1.65%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (39.67%) Analyst
2 35 (28.93%) Developer
3 20 (16.53%) Data Analyst
4 13 (10.74%) VBA Developer
5 8 (6.61%) Programmer
6 7 (5.79%) Access Developer
6 7 (5.79%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.79%) MI Analyst
7 6 (4.96%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (4.96%) Consultant
8 5 (4.13%) AWS Developer
9 4 (3.31%) Junior
9 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Consultant
10 3 (2.48%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Test Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (2.48%) ArcSight Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (13.22%) .NET
2 8 (6.61%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.96%) XML
4 5 (4.13%) SOAP
4 5 (4.13%) CSS
4 5 (4.13%) HTML
5 3 (2.48%) Regular Expression
5 3 (2.48%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.65%) JSON
6 2 (1.65%) JSP
6 2 (1.65%) J2EE
6 2 (1.65%) REST
6 2 (1.65%) jQuery
7 1 (0.83%) JPA
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.83%) Web Services
7 1 (0.83%) LAMP
7 1 (0.83%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.48%) NHS
4 2 (1.65%) EPoS
4 2 (1.65%) CMDB
4 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.83%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.92%) Windows
2 4 (3.31%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Vista
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.48%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Migration
2 14 (11.57%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (8.26%) Validation
3 10 (8.26%) Data Analysis
4 7 (5.79%) Data Modelling
5 6 (4.96%) ETL
6 5 (4.13%) ITIL
6 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.13%) Test Management
6 5 (4.13%) Data Validation
6 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
6 5 (4.13%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.31%) Data Mapping
7 4 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.31%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.31%) Information Security
7 4 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.31%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.31%) Coaching
8 3 (2.48%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 69 (57.02%) SQL
2 14 (11.57%) C#
3 12 (9.92%) VB
3 12 (9.92%) VB.NET
4 11 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 10 (8.26%) JavaScript
6 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.79%) Java
7 7 (5.79%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.65%) Python
8 2 (1.65%) MapBasic
8 2 (1.65%) C++
8 2 (1.65%) Perl
8 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.83%) VBScript
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) VB6
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (28.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (13.22%) SC Cleared
2 16 (13.22%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.44%) Degree
4 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.83%) HNC
6 1 (0.83%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.65%) Basel II
1 2 (1.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.48%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (2.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 43 (35.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
2 14 (11.57%) HP
3 3 (2.48%) Citrix
3 3 (2.48%) McAfee
3 3 (2.48%) VMware
3 3 (2.48%) ArcSight
3 3 (2.48%) Lumension
4 2 (1.65%) Mapinfo
4 2 (1.65%) SAP
4 2 (1.65%) Adobe
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos
5 1 (0.83%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.83%) Remedy
5 1 (0.83%) Lotus
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