The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 95 95 82
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing VBA 39 52 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.30% 1.75% 1.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 4.47% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -0.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £433 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -37.16%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1106 1164 727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.78% 39.28% 35.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 721 780 435
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £15.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £46.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the South West

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

VBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Bristol +2 26 £348 -4.13% 5
Wiltshire +1 5 £400 +21.21% 1
Dorset - 3 - -
Somerset +15 2 £400 +10.34%
Gloucestershire -10 1 £448 +118.29%
Cornwall - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 39 (60.00%) SQL
2 29 (44.62%) Finance
3 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
4 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
5 15 (23.08%) VB
6 14 (21.54%) .NET
6 14 (21.54%) MS Access
6 14 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
7 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (18.46%) SAS
8 12 (18.46%) VB.NET
8 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
9 11 (16.92%) MS Project
10 10 (15.38%) HTML
10 10 (15.38%) SAP
10 10 (15.38%) CSS
10 10 (15.38%) Banking
11 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (13.85%) Open Source
11 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
11 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
11 9 (13.85%) Java
11 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
12 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (12.31%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 12 (18.46%) SAS
2 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.54%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (16.92%) MS Project
3 5 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (3.08%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.69%) SQL Server
2 14 (21.54%) MS Access
2 14 (21.54%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (12.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.31%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 6 (9.23%) Oracle Database
6 4 (6.15%) SAP BW
6 4 (6.15%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (6.15%) Base SAS
7 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.54%) OLAP
9 1 (1.54%) Essbase
9 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.54%) SAP BI
9 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (13.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (13.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 10 (15.38%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
4 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.08%) Military
6 1 (1.54%) Billing
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Developer
2 23 (35.38%) Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) VBA Developer
3 8 (12.31%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Programmer
4 7 (10.77%) TM1 Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 5 (7.69%) Business Developer
5 5 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.15%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.15%) Business Objects Developer
6 4 (6.15%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) AWS Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 2 (3.08%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.54%) .NET
2 10 (15.38%) HTML
2 10 (15.38%) CSS
3 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 9 (13.85%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.23%) XML
5 2 (3.08%) ADO
6 1 (1.54%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
3 9 (13.85%) Open Source
4 8 (12.31%) Waterfall
4 8 (12.31%) Scrum
4 8 (12.31%) V-Model
4 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.31%) TDD
5 6 (9.23%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Statistical Modelling
7 4 (6.15%) Propensity Modelling
7 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.62%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Benchmarking
8 3 (4.62%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) SQL
2 15 (23.08%) VB
3 12 (18.46%) VB.NET
4 9 (13.85%) Java
5 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) VBScript
6 2 (3.08%) C
7 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) C#
7 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (6.15%) Data Quality
3 3 (4.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (4.62%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.38%) SAP
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle
3 8 (12.31%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.08%) Cognos
4 2 (3.08%) Teradata
5 1 (1.54%) Adobe
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