The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 64 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.16% 0.34% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.60% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Median daily rate £130 £303 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.02% -24.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
VBA
Wales

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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
298 336 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 47.30% 56.66% 52.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 276 194
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the South Wales region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the South Wales region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

VBA
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff +14 1 £130 -
VBA
Wales

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Development Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Development Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Development Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Access Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle