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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / South East
Rank 213 201 179
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -22
Contract jobs citing VBA 27 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.62% 0.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.82% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 40
Median daily rate £390 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £237 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £20.00 £20.38 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -27.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -23.52%

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
2348 2863 3183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.82% 34.28% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1819 1804
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 £300 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 125 108
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +15.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £16.33 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £47.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Hampshire +18 10 £390 +25.80% 2
Berkshire +5 10 £375 -6.36% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 4 £450 +12.50%
East Sussex +6 1 £575 - 1
Oxfordshire +2 1 - - 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 52 (64.20%) SQL
2 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 30 (37.04%) MS Access
5 29 (35.80%) .NET
6 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
7 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (25.93%) XML
9 20 (24.69%) HTML
10 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 18 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (20.99%) C#
12 15 (18.52%) MS Office
12 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (17.28%) CSS
13 14 (17.28%) VB
13 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
13 14 (17.28%) Migration
14 13 (16.05%) IIS
14 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (14.81%) jQuery
15 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (14.81%) Oracle
15 12 (14.81%) Finance
16 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 11 (13.58%) Analytics
16 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
16 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework

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 (16.05%) IIS
2 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.52%) MS Office
3 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (6.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (4.94%) InfoPath
6 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.47%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.47%) Unica
3 1 (1.23%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (1.23%) HFM
3 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Boomi
2 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) FTP
2 2 (2.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 30 (37.04%) MS Access
3 23 (28.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (16.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (13.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (8.64%) MySQL
7 7 (8.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (3.70%) QlikView
10 3 (3.70%) SQLPlus
11 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 3 (3.70%) Toad
5 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.23%) Selenium
5 1 (1.23%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.23%) TestNG
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Access Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Analyst
2 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
3 14 (17.28%) SQL Developer
4 12 (14.81%) .NET Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 12 (14.81%) SSRS Developer
4 12 (14.81%) VBA Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Excel Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
6 7 (8.64%) Architect
7 6 (7.41%) Excel VBA Developer
7 6 (7.41%) SQL BI Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Access VBA Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) Excel Analyst
8 5 (6.17%) SSAS Developer
8 5 (6.17%) SSIS Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (35.80%) .NET
2 21 (25.93%) XML
3 20 (24.69%) HTML
4 14 (17.28%) CSS
5 12 (14.81%) jQuery
6 11 (13.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 9 (11.11%) .NET Framework
7 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET
8 8 (9.88%) LINQ
8 8 (9.88%) LINQ to SQL
8 8 (9.88%) WCF
9 7 (8.64%) Ajax
10 5 (6.17%) XSLT
11 3 (3.70%) Classic ASP
11 3 (3.70%) COM
11 3 (3.70%) CSS3
11 3 (3.70%) DCOM
11 3 (3.70%) HTML5
11 3 (3.70%) XHTML
12 1 (1.23%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.88%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.70%) Data Extraction
3 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.70%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.23%) NHS
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
2 14 (17.28%) Migration
3 11 (13.58%) Analytics
4 9 (11.11%) OOP
5 8 (9.88%) MVC
6 7 (8.64%) Data Modelling
6 7 (8.64%) OWASP
6 7 (8.64%) Secure Coding
6 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.17%) BPMN
8 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.94%) ArchiMate
9 4 (4.94%) Business Development
9 4 (4.94%) ETL
9 4 (4.94%) TOGAF
9 4 (4.94%) UML
9 4 (4.94%) Web Development
9 4 (4.94%) Zachman Framework
10 3 (3.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 52 (64.20%) SQL
2 18 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.99%) C#
4 14 (17.28%) VB
4 14 (17.28%) VB.NET
5 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.41%) Python
5 6 (7.41%) XPath
6 4 (4.94%) VB6
7 3 (3.70%) C
7 3 (3.70%) Java
7 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.23%) C++
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.23%) ACCA
3 1 (1.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.81%) Oracle
3 7 (8.64%) Dell
4 6 (7.41%) Google
5 4 (4.94%) Software AG
6 3 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (3.70%) Tableau
7 2 (2.47%) Alterian
7 2 (2.47%) Epiphany
7 2 (2.47%) Ericsson
7 2 (2.47%) HP
7 2 (2.47%) IBM
7 2 (2.47%) Remedy
8 1 (1.23%) CODA
8 1 (1.23%) ILOG
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