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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 105 83 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 37 22 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.17% 1.00% 1.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 2.87% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 31
Average daily rate
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£333 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £232 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
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
1152 767 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.40% 34.72% 35.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 471 582
Average daily rate £350 £326 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% +0.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 98
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.75 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -11 20 £324 -15.90% 6
Dorset +10 9 £400 - 1
Gloucestershire -18 5 £263 -38.23% 2
Wiltshire -17 1 £340 +54.54% 1
Somerset - - - - 1
Cornwall - - - -
Devon - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 60 (67.42%) SQL
2 48 (53.93%) Finance
3 41 (46.07%) Banking
4 28 (31.46%) MS Excel
5 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
5 17 (19.10%) MS Access
6 15 (16.85%) .NET
6 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.73%) VB
8 13 (14.61%) MS Office
9 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.36%) C#
11 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
11 10 (11.24%) XML
11 10 (11.24%) SAS
11 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
12 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
12 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
12 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
13 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis
13 8 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (8.99%) InfoPath
14 7 (7.87%) Oracle
14 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (7.87%) Retail
15 6 (6.74%) Business Objects
15 6 (6.74%) Migration
15 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (5.62%) VB.NET

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (11.24%) SAS
2 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 28 (31.46%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.61%) MS Office
3 8 (8.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.99%) InfoPath
4 5 (5.62%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (3.37%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (2.25%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) MS Access
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (5.62%) DTS
6 4 (4.49%) Essbase
7 3 (3.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.37%) OLAP
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.25%) QlikView
8 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects XI
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.12%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (53.93%) Finance
2 41 (46.07%) Banking
3 7 (7.87%) Retail
4 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.12%) Billing
5 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) Analyst
3 17 (19.10%) Excel Developer
4 14 (15.73%) VBA Developer
5 10 (11.24%) MI Analyst
6 9 (10.11%) Excel VBA Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Data Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (5.62%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.62%) SAS Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) Access Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Report Developer
10 3 (3.37%) MI Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.37%) Database Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Essbase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) .NET
2 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET
2 10 (11.24%) XML
3 3 (3.37%) HTML
4 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.25%) MDX
4 2 (2.25%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.12%) ActiveX
5 1 (1.12%) CSS
5 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (1.12%) Data Integration
2 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
2 1 (1.12%) NHS
2 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.37%) Windows
2 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (8.99%) Business Analysis
4 6 (6.74%) Migration
5 5 (5.62%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (5.62%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.49%) Validation
6 4 (4.49%) Data Analysis
6 4 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (4.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.49%) Integration Testing
7 3 (3.37%) Stress Testing
7 3 (3.37%) Resource Management
7 3 (3.37%) Workflow
8 2 (2.25%) Requirements Management
8 2 (2.25%) Release Management
8 2 (2.25%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.25%) System Testing
8 2 (2.25%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) VB
3 11 (12.36%) C#
4 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
6 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
6 5 (5.62%) VB6
7 3 (3.37%) Perl
7 3 (3.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) ACCA
2 1 (1.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.37%) QA
3 2 (2.25%) Basel III
3 2 (2.25%) Basel II
3 2 (2.25%) FINREP
4 1 (1.12%) CRD IV
4 1 (1.12%) COREP
4 1 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.12%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 6 (6.74%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.62%) Cognos
5 4 (4.49%) SAP
5 4 (4.49%) Teradata
6 3 (3.37%) Hyperion
7 2 (2.25%) IBM
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