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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 175 183 154
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing VBA 75 49 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.77% 0.57% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 1.60% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 17 31
Average daily rate
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£375 £280 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% +17.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £333 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £310
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.25 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
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
3225 3066 3005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 33.18% 35.66% 32.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1846 1700 1404
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 122 175
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Berkshire +33 28 £450 +80.00% 5
Hampshire 0 18 £330 +17.85% 4
Buckinghamshire -8 11 £300 -6.25% 1
Surrey -15 7 £254 -6.78% 5
East Sussex - 3 £438 - 1
West Sussex -7 1 £425 -
Kent - - - - 4
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 64 (51.20%) MS Excel
2 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 44 (35.20%) SQL
4 34 (27.20%) Security Cleared
5 29 (23.20%) SC Cleared
6 27 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 25 (20.00%) MS Office
8 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
8 24 (19.20%) HP
8 24 (19.20%) Finance
9 23 (18.40%) Project Management
9 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
9 23 (18.40%) QA
10 19 (15.20%) CRM
11 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
11 17 (13.60%) Quality Management
11 17 (13.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 16 (12.80%) HTML
12 16 (12.80%) CSS
13 15 (12.00%) MOS
14 14 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
14 14 (11.20%) System Testing
14 14 (11.20%) MS Access
15 13 (10.40%) SAP
15 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
15 13 (10.40%) Unit Testing
16 12 (9.60%) Data Analysis
16 12 (9.60%) Document Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 23 (18.40%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.40%) MS Project Server
5 2 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.60%) SAS
6 1 (0.80%) CMS
6 1 (0.80%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 64 (51.20%) MS Excel
2 25 (20.00%) MS Office
3 5 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.20%) MS Project
5 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (11.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.40%) SAP SD
3 2 (1.60%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.60%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.80%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.80%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.80%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) UMTS
1 5 (4.00%) SAN
1 5 (4.00%) 3G
2 4 (3.20%) 2G
2 4 (3.20%) GSM
3 3 (2.40%) GPRS
3 3 (2.40%) LTE
4 2 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.80%) 4G
5 1 (0.80%) HSPA
5 1 (0.80%) Intranet
5 1 (0.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.20%) MS Access
3 5 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (3.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.60%) SAP BW
6 2 (1.60%) QlikView
6 2 (1.60%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.80%) OLAP
7 1 (0.80%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.80%) DTS
7 1 (0.80%) Ingres
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.80%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 13 (10.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.20%) Banking
4 8 (6.40%) Military
5 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (3.20%) Billing
6 4 (3.20%) Investment Banking
7 3 (2.40%) Marketing
8 2 (1.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.80%) Publishing
9 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (42.40%) Analyst
2 35 (28.00%) Developer
3 16 (12.80%) Data Analyst
4 13 (10.40%) Tester
5 9 (7.20%) Business Analyst
5 9 (7.20%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (6.40%) VBA Developer
7 7 (5.60%) QA Tester
7 7 (5.60%) CRM Developer
8 6 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 6 (4.80%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Excel Developer
9 5 (4.00%) MI Analyst
9 5 (4.00%) Architect
10 4 (3.20%) Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.20%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.20%) PMO Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) TM1 Developer
11 3 (2.40%) TM1 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.80%) CSS
1 16 (12.80%) HTML
2 7 (5.60%) .NET
3 6 (4.80%) XML
4 5 (4.00%) MDX
5 4 (3.20%) jQuery
5 4 (3.20%) Ajax
6 3 (2.40%) Regular Expression
7 2 (1.60%) XSLT
7 2 (1.60%) EDI
7 2 (1.60%) OLE
8 1 (0.80%) WCF
8 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.60%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.40%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.40%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.40%) Statistics
3 2 (1.60%) EPoS
4 1 (0.80%) NHS
4 1 (0.80%) PMI
4 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.80%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.80%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.80%) FMCG
4 1 (0.80%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.80%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.40%) Windows
1 3 (2.40%) Windows 7
2 2 (1.60%) Windows 8
2 2 (1.60%) Windows XP
2 2 (1.60%) UNIX
3 1 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) Project Management
2 19 (15.20%) CRM
3 17 (13.60%) Quality Management
4 14 (11.20%) System Testing
5 13 (10.40%) Unit Testing
5 13 (10.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.60%) Document Management
6 12 (9.60%) Data Analysis
6 12 (9.60%) Test Strategy
7 8 (6.40%) Knowledge Management
8 7 (5.60%) Business Analysis
9 6 (4.80%) Validation
9 6 (4.80%) Migration
9 6 (4.80%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.00%) ERP
10 5 (4.00%) Software Testing
11 4 (3.20%) ETL
11 4 (3.20%) Analytics
12 3 (2.40%) Data Migration
12 3 (2.40%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.20%) SQL
2 17 (13.60%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.40%) VB
4 7 (5.60%) C#
5 6 (4.80%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.40%) Java
6 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.40%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.60%) VB6
8 1 (0.80%) VBScript
8 1 (0.80%) Perl
8 1 (0.80%) Python
8 1 (0.80%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (27.20%) Security Cleared
2 29 (23.20%) SC Cleared
3 25 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 17 (13.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 15 (12.00%) MOS
6 9 (7.20%) Degree
6 9 (7.20%) DV Cleared
7 5 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.40%) MCP
8 3 (2.40%) MCSD
8 3 (2.40%) MCSE
8 3 (2.40%) ISEB
8 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.60%) CNA
9 2 (1.60%) Novell Certification
9 2 (1.60%) ACCA
9 2 (1.60%) CIMA
10 1 (0.80%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
10 1 (0.80%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (18.40%) QA
2 6 (4.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.80%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (19.20%) HP
3 13 (10.40%) SAP
4 6 (4.80%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.00%) Citrix
6 3 (2.40%) Oracle
6 3 (2.40%) Google
7 2 (1.60%) Ariba
7 2 (1.60%) Ericsson
7 2 (1.60%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.80%) webMethods
8 1 (0.80%) Remedy
8 1 (0.80%) Primavera
8 1 (0.80%) Planview
8 1 (0.80%) Actix
8 1 (0.80%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
8 1 (0.80%) Tableau
8 1 (0.80%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.80%) Cognos
8 1 (0.80%) Dell
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