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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / South East
Rank 207 219 184
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Contract jobs citing VBA 33 41 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.47% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.39% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 43
Median daily rate £400 £400 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £223 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £439 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £21.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -9.52%

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
2588 2950 3328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.64% 33.75% 34.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1608 1945 1866
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 109 126
Median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +12 13 £388 -3.24% 1
Hampshire +14 7 £390 +32.20% 4
Surrey +13 5 £550 +29.41% 8
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £450 +12.50% 2
East Sussex - 1 £575 -
Kent - 1 £300 - 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 47 (63.51%) SQL
2 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
3 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
4 32 (43.24%) MS Access
5 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
6 26 (35.14%) .NET
7 23 (31.08%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (28.38%) MS Office
8 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (22.97%) Analytics
10 15 (20.27%) XML
11 14 (18.92%) Oracle
11 14 (18.92%) C#
11 14 (18.92%) HTML
12 13 (17.57%) VB.NET
12 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (17.57%) Finance
13 12 (16.22%) CSS
14 11 (14.86%) IIS
14 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
14 11 (14.86%) Migration
14 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
15 10 (13.51%) Tableau
15 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (13.51%) Python
16 9 (12.16%) OOP
16 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
16 9 (12.16%) MS Visio

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 11 (14.86%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (44.59%) MS Excel
2 21 (28.38%) MS Office
3 9 (12.16%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.41%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.70%) HFM
3 1 (1.35%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) Boomi
2 4 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) MS Access
2 31 (41.89%) SQL Server
3 21 (28.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (17.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (14.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (9.46%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (9.46%) MySQL
6 7 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (8.11%) Relational Database
8 5 (6.76%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
10 3 (4.05%) QlikView
10 3 (4.05%) SQLPlus
11 2 (2.70%) Big Data
11 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.35%) OLAP
12 1 (1.35%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (4.05%) Toad
4 2 (2.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.35%) Selenium
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) TestNG
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Billing
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (51.35%) Developer
2 18 (24.32%) Analyst
3 17 (22.97%) Access Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Microsoft Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (16.22%) SQL Developer
5 11 (14.86%) .NET Developer
5 11 (14.86%) VBA Developer
6 10 (13.51%) SSRS Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Consultant
8 8 (10.81%) Excel Developer
8 8 (10.81%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 6 (8.11%) Data Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Excel VBA Developer
9 6 (8.11%) SQL BI Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Access VBA Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Architect
10 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 4 (5.41%) SSAS Developer
11 4 (5.41%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (35.14%) .NET
2 15 (20.27%) XML
3 14 (18.92%) HTML
4 12 (16.22%) CSS
5 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
5 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET
5 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 9 (12.16%) jQuery
6 8 (10.81%) LINQ
6 8 (10.81%) LINQ to SQL
6 8 (10.81%) WCF
7 7 (9.46%) Ajax
8 1 (1.35%) Classic ASP
8 1 (1.35%) COM
8 1 (1.35%) CSS3
8 1 (1.35%) DCOM
8 1 (1.35%) HTML5
8 1 (1.35%) MDX
8 1 (1.35%) SOAP
8 1 (1.35%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) NHS
3 1 (1.35%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.08%) Business Intelligence
2 17 (22.97%) Analytics
3 11 (14.86%) Migration
4 10 (13.51%) Visualisation
5 9 (12.16%) OOP
6 8 (10.81%) Mathematics
6 8 (10.81%) MVC
7 7 (9.46%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (9.46%) OWASP
7 7 (9.46%) Secure Coding
8 6 (8.11%) Statistical Modelling
9 5 (6.76%) Data Analysis
9 5 (6.76%) ETL
10 4 (5.41%) Actionable Insight
10 4 (5.41%) Business Development
10 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.41%) Trend Analysis
11 3 (4.05%) Data Analytics
11 3 (4.05%) Data Extraction
Programming Languages
1 47 (63.51%) SQL
2 14 (18.92%) C#
3 13 (17.57%) VB.NET
4 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.51%) Python
6 8 (10.81%) VB
7 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 4 (5.41%) R
8 3 (4.05%) C
9 2 (2.70%) Java
9 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) PHP
10 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.35%) VB6
10 1 (1.35%) VBScript
10 1 (1.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 8 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.70%) ACCA
3 2 (2.70%) CIMA
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 10 (13.51%) Tableau
4 7 (9.46%) Dell
5 3 (4.05%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (4.05%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (1.35%) CODA
7 1 (1.35%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) Infor
7 1 (1.35%) Software AG
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