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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 115 107 97
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 29 29 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.91% 0.95% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 2.51% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +62.85%
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
1280 1156 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.00% 37.68% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 859 760 447
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 47 42
Average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £20.06 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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
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 31 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
Bristol -1 16 £423 +15.75% 6
Gloucestershire +2 5 £450 +95.65% 2
Wiltshire +3 4 £288 - 4
Dorset -6 2 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (57.35%) SQL
2 32 (47.06%) Finance
3 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
4 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
5 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (23.53%) MS Access
7 13 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
7 13 (19.12%) Data Analysis
7 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (14.71%) SAP
9 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
9 9 (13.24%) VB
9 9 (13.24%) Banking
10 8 (11.76%) HTML
10 8 (11.76%) Office Automation
11 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
11 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
11 7 (10.29%) .NET
11 7 (10.29%) MS Project
11 7 (10.29%) CSS
12 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (8.82%) TDD
12 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (8.82%) Oracle
12 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
12 6 (8.82%) Java
12 6 (8.82%) Scrum
12 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (7.35%) SAS
2 3 (4.41%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.47%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.47%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (27.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.29%) MS Project
3 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (4.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (2.94%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.47%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.47%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) MS Access
3 13 (19.12%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (7.35%) Essbase
6 5 (7.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (5.88%) SAP BW
8 3 (4.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
8 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
9 2 (2.94%) SAS Enterprise Miner
9 2 (2.94%) Base SAS
9 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.47%) MySQL
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (1.47%) SAP BI
10 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio
1 6 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.35%) ERwin
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.41%) Military
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Developer
2 29 (42.65%) Analyst
3 11 (16.18%) VBA Developer
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Developer
4 7 (10.29%) Data Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) TM1 Developer
5 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.88%) MI Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Data Quality Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Insight Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Excel Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Excel VBA Developer
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Business Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Programmer
7 3 (4.41%) Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Report Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) HTML
2 7 (10.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.29%) CSS
3 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 5 (7.35%) MDX
5 3 (4.41%) XML
5 3 (4.41%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) User Experience
4 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (19.12%) Data Analysis
3 9 (13.24%) Data Modelling
4 8 (11.76%) Office Automation
5 6 (8.82%) Open Source
5 6 (8.82%) V-Model
5 6 (8.82%) Waterfall
5 6 (8.82%) Scrum
5 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.82%) TDD
6 4 (5.88%) Migration
6 4 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.88%) Quantitative Risk Management
7 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.41%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.41%) Analytics
7 3 (4.41%) Data Transformation
7 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) SQL
2 9 (13.24%) VB
3 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
3 7 (10.29%) T-SQL
4 6 (8.82%) Java
5 3 (4.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.94%) C
7 1 (1.47%) C#
7 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.47%) PHP
7 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.47%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 13 (19.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.71%) SAP
3 6 (8.82%) Oracle
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
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