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 November 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 110 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +3
Contract jobs citing VBA 33 26 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 1.16% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.75% 3.23% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 20
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £218 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £400 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £10.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.68 £23.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+2.93% +35.29%
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
1200 804 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.45% 35.96% 38.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 528 559
Average daily rate £375 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 65 85
Average hourly rate £37.20 £31.92 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.54% -8.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.86 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £41.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -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 21 November 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 November 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 -17 19 £485 +61.66% 1
Gloucestershire -6 9 £318 - 3
Dorset - 3 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -19 2 £394 +45.83% 3
Somerset - - - -
Devon - - - - 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 35 (50.00%) Banking
3 32 (45.71%) Finance
4 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (20.00%) VB
5 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
5 13 (18.57%) Retail
6 12 (17.14%) SAS
6 12 (17.14%) MS Office
6 12 (17.14%) .NET
6 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
7 10 (14.29%) Essbase
7 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.86%) Business Objects
8 9 (12.86%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (11.43%) Oracle
9 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
9 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
9 8 (11.43%) Teradata
10 7 (10.00%) C#
10 7 (10.00%) MS Access
10 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (8.57%) QA
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
11 6 (8.57%) Migration
12 5 (7.14%) Windows
12 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (17.14%) SAS
2 1 (1.43%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.14%) MS Office
3 9 (12.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) WAN
2 3 (4.29%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.29%) Essbase
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (10.00%) MS Access
4 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.71%) DTS
6 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.86%) OLAP
7 2 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (1.43%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Toad
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (50.00%) Banking
2 32 (45.71%) Finance
3 13 (18.57%) Retail
4 4 (5.71%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 48 (68.57%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Excel Developer
4 13 (18.57%) VBA Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Essbase Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
6 7 (10.00%) MI Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.29%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Database Developer
9 2 (2.86%) SAS Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Access Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Business Objects Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.43%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.43%) CSS
4 1 (1.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.14%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (8.57%) Migration
4 4 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.29%) Project Management
5 3 (4.29%) Resource Management
5 3 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.86%) Release Management
6 2 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.43%) Stress Testing
7 1 (1.43%) Financial Modelling
7 1 (1.43%) V-Model
7 1 (1.43%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.43%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.43%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (1.43%) Analytics
7 1 (1.43%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (54.29%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) VB
3 8 (11.43%) VB.NET
3 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
4 7 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (5.71%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.86%) C
6 2 (2.86%) Perl
6 2 (2.86%) VB6
7 1 (1.43%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) QA
2 4 (5.71%) Solvency II
3 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.86%) Business Objects
3 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 8 (11.43%) Teradata
4 3 (4.29%) Cognos
4 3 (4.29%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.86%) SAP
6 1 (1.43%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.43%) Adobe
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