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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 117 106 105
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 22 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.79% 1.39% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 3.68% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 38 38
Median daily rate £408 £400 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.22% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £41.24 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
1191 1251 1181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 42.52% 37.71% 35.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 785 811 725
Median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 103 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.24 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.90 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £53.27 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Bristol -8 15 £386 -3.56% 3
Wiltshire -5 2 £375 - 2
Somerset - 2 £404 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 23 (58.97%) SQL
4 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
5 18 (46.15%) Finance
6 13 (33.33%) .NET
6 13 (33.33%) MS Access
7 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
8 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
8 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
9 9 (23.08%) MS Office
9 9 (23.08%) Validation
10 8 (20.51%) PHP
10 8 (20.51%) Banking
10 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.95%) ITIL
11 7 (17.95%) Java
11 7 (17.95%) VB
11 7 (17.95%) IIS
11 7 (17.95%) Classic ASP
11 7 (17.95%) Remedy
12 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
12 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
13 5 (12.82%) VBScript
14 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
14 4 (10.26%) HTML
14 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
14 4 (10.26%) Retail

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 7 (17.95%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 9 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.56%) MS Project
4 1 (2.56%) Revit
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Teamcenter
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (33.33%) MS Access
3 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) OLAP
5 1 (2.56%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (46.15%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Marketing
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 9 (23.08%) VBA Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Access Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Access VBA Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Support
5 5 (12.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Excel Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Excel VBA Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) DOORS Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Business Process Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Process Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
3 7 (17.95%) Classic ASP
4 4 (10.26%) HTML
5 3 (7.69%) Ajax
5 3 (7.69%) XML
6 2 (5.13%) ADO
6 2 (5.13%) CSS
6 2 (5.13%) XSLT
7 1 (2.56%) Google Chart
7 1 (2.56%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.13%) Statistics
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Validation
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) Web Development
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) PLM
5 3 (7.69%) Requirements Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (5.13%) Process Management
6 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) TOGAF
6 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
7 1 (2.56%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) SQL
2 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
3 8 (20.51%) PHP
4 7 (17.95%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) VB
5 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.82%) VBScript
7 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (7.69%) C#
9 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.13%) XPath
10 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) Remedy
3 3 (7.69%) Google
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
4 2 (5.13%) Software AG
5 1 (2.56%) Autodesk
5 1 (2.56%) Civica
5 1 (2.56%) Teradata