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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 222 186 169
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -17
Contract jobs citing VBA 37 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.55% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 1.70% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 36
Average daily rate
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£400 £313 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £224 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £473 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £187.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.67%
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
3185 2942 2806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 34.50% 32.38% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1996 1620 1418
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £238
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 89 101 177
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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
Oxfordshire - 12 £423 -
Surrey -1 6 £425 -9.57% 9
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £280 +19.14%
Berkshire +1 4 £360 +65.51%
Hampshire -19 4 £600 +100.00% 5
Middlesex +5 3 £275 -
East Sussex - 2 - -
Kent -1 1 £325 - 4
West Sussex -13 1 £313 - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 64 (52.46%) SQL
2 61 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 48 (39.34%) Microsoft
4 42 (34.43%) Security Cleared
5 33 (27.05%) Finance
6 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
7 27 (22.13%) MS Office
8 26 (21.31%) Migration
9 21 (17.21%) DV Cleared
10 20 (16.39%) SC Cleared
10 20 (16.39%) MS Access
11 19 (15.57%) Oracle
12 18 (14.75%) HP
13 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
14 14 (11.48%) Windows
15 13 (10.66%) PL/SQL
16 12 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (9.84%) VB
16 12 (9.84%) .NET
17 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
17 11 (9.02%) C#
18 10 (8.20%) VB.NET
18 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
18 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
18 10 (8.20%) Software Testing
18 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
19 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 9 (7.38%) Citrix
19 9 (7.38%) SAN
19 9 (7.38%) Validation

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) MS Project Server
3 3 (2.46%) SAS
4 1 (0.82%) Drupal
4 1 (0.82%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.82%) Node.js
Applications
1 61 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 27 (22.13%) MS Office
3 6 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.10%) MS Project
5 2 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.82%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.82%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.46%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.82%) Oracle Utilities
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.82%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.38%) SAN
2 3 (2.46%) Firewall
2 3 (2.46%) ATM
3 2 (1.64%) GSM
3 2 (1.64%) UMTS
3 2 (1.64%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (23.77%) SQL Server
2 20 (16.39%) MS Access
3 9 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.46%) MySQL
6 3 (2.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.64%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.64%) OLAP
7 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.64%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.64%) SAP BI
8 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) JIRA
2 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.46%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.46%) MSI
3 2 (1.64%) Subversion
3 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.64%) Selenium
3 2 (1.64%) TestNG
3 2 (1.64%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.82%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 33 (27.05%) Finance
2 6 (4.92%) Banking
3 4 (3.28%) Retail
3 4 (3.28%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.28%) Publishing
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.28%) Military
4 3 (2.46%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.82%) Legal
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 42 (34.43%) Analyst
2 33 (27.05%) Developer
3 19 (15.57%) Data Analyst
4 13 (10.66%) VBA Developer
5 8 (6.56%) Programmer
6 7 (5.74%) Access Developer
6 7 (5.74%) SQL Developer
6 7 (5.74%) MI Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (4.92%) Consultant
8 4 (3.28%) Excel Developer
8 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.28%) AWS Developer
9 3 (2.46%) ArcSight Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (2.46%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.46%) Test Engineer
9 3 (2.46%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (2.46%) Report Analyst
10 2 (1.64%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.84%) .NET
2 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.28%) CSS
4 3 (2.46%) SOAP
4 3 (2.46%) XML
4 3 (2.46%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.64%) HTML
5 2 (1.64%) jQuery
6 1 (0.82%) RESTful
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.82%) REST
6 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (0.82%) JSP
6 1 (0.82%) J2EE
6 1 (0.82%) LAMP
6 1 (0.82%) XML Messaging
6 1 (0.82%) JSF
6 1 (0.82%) JSON
6 1 (0.82%) MDX
6 1 (0.82%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.64%) EPoS
3 2 (1.64%) NHS
4 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.82%) Handset
4 1 (0.82%) Statistics
4 1 (0.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.82%) CMDB
4 1 (0.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Windows
2 5 (4.10%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Vista
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.82%) Android
5 1 (0.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.31%) Migration
2 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (8.20%) Data Analysis
2 10 (8.20%) Software Testing
3 9 (7.38%) Validation
4 8 (6.56%) Knowledge Management
5 6 (4.92%) Data Modelling
6 5 (4.10%) ITIL
6 5 (4.10%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.10%) Data Validation
7 4 (3.28%) Data Mapping
7 4 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.28%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.28%) Coaching
7 4 (3.28%) ETL
8 3 (2.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.46%) Information Security
8 3 (2.46%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.46%) Software Engineering
8 3 (2.46%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.46%) SQL
2 13 (10.66%) PL/SQL
3 12 (9.84%) VB
4 11 (9.02%) C#
4 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.10%) Java
7 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.64%) Python
8 2 (1.64%) MapBasic
8 2 (1.64%) Perl
8 2 (1.64%) PHP
9 1 (0.82%) C++
9 1 (0.82%) VBScript
9 1 (0.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (34.43%) Security Cleared
2 21 (17.21%) DV Cleared
3 20 (16.39%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.20%) ISTQB
5 9 (7.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (6.56%) Degree
7 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.82%) HNC
9 1 (0.82%) HND
9 1 (0.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) Basel II
1 1 (0.82%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (9.84%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.46%) ArcSight ESM
2 3 (2.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (2.46%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (39.34%) Microsoft
2 19 (15.57%) Oracle
3 18 (14.75%) HP
4 9 (7.38%) Citrix
5 7 (5.74%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.46%) McAfee
6 3 (2.46%) VMware
6 3 (2.46%) ArcSight
6 3 (2.46%) Lumension
7 2 (1.64%) Mapinfo
7 2 (1.64%) Remedy
7 2 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (0.82%) Cognos
8 1 (0.82%) BMC
8 1 (0.82%) Adobe
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