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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 126 122 88
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.60% 0.84% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 2.24% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 29
Average daily rate £375 £386 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +20.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -1.92%
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
1173 1208 904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 39.38% 37.47% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 759 777 544
Average daily rate £370 £386 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.20% +18.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 75 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.40 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £22.80 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 15 £375 -23.46% 6
Somerset +1 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 38 (65.52%) SQL
2 35 (60.34%) Finance
3 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
4 29 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 28 (48.28%) MS Access
6 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
7 14 (24.14%) Banking
8 11 (18.97%) VB
9 10 (17.24%) .NET
9 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (15.52%) Degree
10 9 (15.52%) Oracle
10 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (13.79%) Teradata
12 7 (12.07%) MS Office
12 7 (12.07%) XML
12 7 (12.07%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (10.34%) Six Sigma
13 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
13 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
13 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
13 6 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (10.34%) Time Management
13 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (8.62%) IIS
14 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
14 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
15 4 (6.90%) ETL

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.62%) IIS
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.07%) MS Office
3 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (10.34%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) 2G
1 1 (1.72%) 3G
1 1 (1.72%) 4G
1 1 (1.72%) DNS
1 1 (1.72%) Firewall
1 1 (1.72%) GSM
1 1 (1.72%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) UMTS
1 1 (1.72%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (51.72%) SQL Server
2 28 (48.28%) MS Access
3 10 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (12.07%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.45%) Essbase
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.45%) QlikView
6 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.72%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) NUnit
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (60.34%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.72%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Military
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (70.69%) Developer
2 19 (32.76%) VBA Developer
3 18 (31.03%) Analyst
4 12 (20.69%) SQL Developer
5 8 (13.79%) Access Developer
6 7 (12.07%) Access VBA Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analyst
7 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Excel Developer
8 4 (6.90%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Systems Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Business Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 2 (3.45%) SQL Database Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) .NET
2 7 (12.07%) XML
3 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.90%) Classic ASP
5 3 (5.17%) CSS
5 3 (5.17%) HTML
6 2 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.45%) Ajax
6 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.72%) COM
7 1 (1.72%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.72%) jQuery
7 1 (1.72%) JSON
7 1 (1.72%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.72%) XHTML
7 1 (1.72%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.45%) Statistics
3 2 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (10.34%) Lean Six Sigma
2 6 (10.34%) Six Sigma
2 6 (10.34%) Time Management
3 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
3 4 (6.90%) ETL
3 4 (6.90%) Process Improvement
4 3 (5.17%) Analytics
4 3 (5.17%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.17%) Migration
4 3 (5.17%) SDLC
5 2 (3.45%) Change Management
5 2 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 2 (3.45%) MVC
5 2 (3.45%) Test Strategy
5 2 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (65.52%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) VB
3 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
3 6 (10.34%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.90%) VB6
5 3 (5.17%) Java
5 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
6 2 (3.45%) C#
6 2 (3.45%) COBOL
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) HNC
3 3 (5.17%) HND
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.45%) Basel II
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 8 (13.79%) Teradata
4 4 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
5 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.72%) Remedy
6 1 (1.72%) Tableau
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