The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South West region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 105 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 29 17 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.95% 0.79% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.51% 2.38% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £265 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -30.00%
Programming Languages Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1154 713 1038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 37.65% 33.27% 34.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 447 566
Average daily rate £350 £340 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 43 84
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £13.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VBA
England

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -13 14 £365 -14.11% 8
Dorset +11 8 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire -20 3 £230 -45.88% 2
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 80 (79.21%) SQL
2 55 (54.46%) Finance
3 40 (39.60%) MS Excel
4 39 (38.61%) Banking
5 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
6 25 (24.75%) MS Access
7 18 (17.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 17 (16.83%) .NET
8 17 (16.83%) MS Office
9 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
10 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
11 14 (13.86%) VB
11 14 (13.86%) C#
12 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
13 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET
14 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
15 10 (9.90%) XML
15 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
15 10 (9.90%) SAS
16 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
16 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
16 9 (8.91%) InfoPath
17 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
17 8 (7.92%) Oracle
18 7 (6.93%) Business Objects
18 7 (6.93%) Data Modelling
18 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
18 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (6.93%) Migration

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
1 10 (9.90%) SAS
Applications
1 40 (39.60%) MS Excel
2 17 (16.83%) MS Office
3 9 (8.91%) InfoPath
4 5 (4.95%) MS Project
4 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (2.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.98%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Intranet
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 25 (24.75%) MS Access
3 18 (17.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (12.87%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.94%) DTS
7 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (3.96%) QlikView
7 4 (3.96%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (3.96%) OLAP
7 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (2.97%) Essbase
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.97%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (2.97%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (1.98%) Base SAS
9 2 (1.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 55 (54.46%) Finance
2 39 (38.61%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Retail
4 3 (2.97%) Billing
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 55 (54.46%) Developer
2 33 (32.67%) Analyst
3 12 (11.88%) Excel Developer
3 12 (11.88%) MI Analyst
4 10 (9.90%) Data Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Analyst Developer
5 9 (8.91%) VBA Developer
5 9 (8.91%) Report Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 6 (5.94%) .NET Developer
6 6 (5.94%) Access Developer
7 5 (4.95%) SQL Developer
7 5 (4.95%) SAS Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Database Developer
7 5 (4.95%) MI Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Excel VBA Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
8 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.83%) .NET
2 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.90%) XML
4 5 (4.95%) HTML
5 4 (3.96%) MDX
6 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.99%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.99%) COM
7 1 (0.99%) CSS
7 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.98%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
2 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.99%) NHS
2 1 (0.99%) Data Extraction
2 1 (0.99%) Data Integration
2 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.84%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
4 8 (7.92%) Data Analysis
5 7 (6.93%) Data Modelling
5 7 (6.93%) Migration
5 7 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (4.95%) Analytics
7 4 (3.96%) Low Latency
7 4 (3.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Integration Testing
7 4 (3.96%) Validation
8 3 (2.97%) Workflow
8 3 (2.97%) Resource Management
8 3 (2.97%) Document Management
9 2 (1.98%) Data Transformation
9 2 (1.98%) Test Strategy
9 2 (1.98%) Customer Insight
9 2 (1.98%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (79.21%) SQL
2 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
3 14 (13.86%) VB
3 14 (13.86%) C#
4 9 (8.91%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.94%) VB6
5 6 (5.94%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.97%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) ACCA
2 4 (3.96%) CIMA
3 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.99%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) Basel III
1 5 (4.95%) FINREP
2 4 (3.96%) CRD IV
2 4 (3.96%) COREP
2 4 (3.96%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.97%) QA
4 2 (1.98%) Basel II
5 1 (0.99%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.92%) Oracle
3 7 (6.93%) Business Objects
4 6 (5.94%) SAP
5 5 (4.95%) Cognos
5 5 (4.95%) Teradata
6 3 (2.97%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) Hyperion
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