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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 181 193 149
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -44
Contract jobs citing VBA 78 58 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.78% 0.60% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 1.87% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 35 50
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £19.25 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+30.49% -18.08%
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
3289 3107 2661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 32.68% 32.05% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1950 1753 1328
Average daily rate £350 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 114 213
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.36% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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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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
Hampshire +11 28 £393 +25.60% 3
Berkshire +12 24 £357 +29.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £300 -9.77% 2
Surrey -5 4 £320 +16.36% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £350 -
Kent -5 1 £350 +16.66% 3
West Sussex -23 1 £325 -
East Sussex - 1 £396 - 1
Sussex - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 80 (52.29%) MS Excel
2 76 (49.67%) Microsoft
3 74 (48.37%) SQL
4 51 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 44 (28.76%) SQL Server
6 42 (27.45%) MS Office
7 36 (23.53%) Finance
8 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
9 26 (16.99%) DV Cleared
9 26 (16.99%) Oracle
9 26 (16.99%) JavaScript
9 26 (16.99%) HP
10 23 (15.03%) ISTQB
11 22 (14.38%) Software Testing
11 22 (14.38%) HP Quality Center
12 21 (13.73%) Citrix
12 21 (13.73%) SAN
12 21 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (13.07%) SharePoint
13 20 (13.07%) VB
13 20 (13.07%) Migration
14 19 (12.42%) HTML
15 18 (11.76%) CSS
15 18 (11.76%) MS Access
15 18 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
16 15 (9.80%) Windows
16 15 (9.80%) PL/SQL
17 14 (9.15%) .NET
17 14 (9.15%) C#

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 20 (13.07%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.61%) MS Project Server
3 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) LiveCycle
4 1 (0.65%) Drupal
Applications
1 80 (52.29%) MS Excel
2 42 (27.45%) MS Office
3 10 (6.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (3.27%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (7.84%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (1.96%) Changepoint
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Utilities
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (1.31%) Maximo
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos Controller
6 1 (0.65%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.73%) SAN
2 9 (5.88%) ATM
3 2 (1.31%) LTE
3 2 (1.31%) GSM
3 2 (1.31%) UMTS
4 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (28.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.76%) MS Access
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.61%) SAP BW
4 4 (2.61%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.31%) QlikView
6 2 (1.31%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.31%) SAP BI
6 2 (1.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.61%) JIRA
3 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.31%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.65%) MSI
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 36 (23.53%) Finance
2 11 (7.19%) Banking
3 4 (2.61%) Military
3 4 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.61%) Publishing
4 3 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (32.03%) Developer
2 47 (30.72%) Analyst
3 16 (10.46%) Data Analyst
4 14 (9.15%) VBA Developer
5 12 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
5 12 (7.84%) MI Analyst
6 9 (5.88%) Programmer
6 9 (5.88%) Access Developer
7 8 (5.23%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (4.58%) CRM Developer
9 6 (3.92%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Excel Developer
10 5 (3.27%) Report Analyst
10 5 (3.27%) Consultant
11 4 (2.61%) Defect Manager
11 4 (2.61%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.61%) Test Manager
12 3 (1.96%) .NET Developer
12 3 (1.96%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.42%) HTML
2 18 (11.76%) CSS
3 14 (9.15%) .NET
4 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.27%) XML
6 2 (1.31%) jQuery
6 2 (1.31%) MDX
6 2 (1.31%) SOAP
6 2 (1.31%) Web Services
7 1 (0.65%) J2EE
7 1 (0.65%) JSP
7 1 (0.65%) LAMP
7 1 (0.65%) OLE
7 1 (0.65%) JSF
7 1 (0.65%) WCF
7 1 (0.65%) WPF
7 1 (0.65%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.65%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.58%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.92%) Statistics
4 3 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.31%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.65%) NHS
6 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.65%) Handset
6 1 (0.65%) Open Source
6 1 (0.65%) FMCG
6 1 (0.65%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.80%) Windows
2 6 (3.92%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (14.38%) Software Testing
2 20 (13.07%) Migration
3 18 (11.76%) Knowledge Management
4 14 (9.15%) CRM
4 14 (9.15%) Unit Testing
5 12 (7.84%) System Testing
6 9 (5.88%) Change Control
7 8 (5.23%) ITIL
8 7 (4.58%) Line Management
9 5 (3.27%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (3.27%) Project Management
9 5 (3.27%) Data Analysis
10 4 (2.61%) Coaching
10 4 (2.61%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.61%) Validation
11 3 (1.96%) Quality Management
11 3 (1.96%) Change Management
11 3 (1.96%) Software Engineering
11 3 (1.96%) Earned Value Management
11 3 (1.96%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 74 (48.37%) SQL
2 26 (16.99%) JavaScript
3 20 (13.07%) VB
4 15 (9.80%) PL/SQL
5 14 (9.15%) C#
6 12 (7.84%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.61%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.96%) PHP
8 3 (1.96%) Java
9 2 (1.31%) MapBasic
10 1 (0.65%) Python
10 1 (0.65%) C++
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
10 1 (0.65%) VB6
10 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 51 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 30 (19.61%) SC Cleared
3 26 (16.99%) DV Cleared
4 23 (15.03%) ISTQB
5 21 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (3.27%) Degree
7 4 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.65%) ISEB
9 1 (0.65%) HNC
9 1 (0.65%) HND
9 1 (0.65%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.31%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Basel II
2 1 (0.65%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (14.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (49.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (16.99%) Oracle
2 26 (16.99%) HP
3 21 (13.73%) Citrix
4 8 (5.23%) Remedy
4 8 (5.23%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.61%) SAP
5 4 (2.61%) BMC
6 3 (1.96%) Intergraph
7 2 (1.31%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.65%) Adobe
8 1 (0.65%) Cognos
8 1 (0.65%) VMware
8 1 (0.65%) McAfee
8 1 (0.65%) Lumension
8 1 (0.65%) ArcSight
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