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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 123 120 124
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 17 33 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.61% 1.03% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.51% 2.55% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 22
Median daily rate £406 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
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
1125 1294 1190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.61% 40.34% 36.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 871 749
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £482 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 62 81
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £34.00 £22.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.90 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +1 8 £371 -7.18% 3
Dorset +2 2 £200 -15.78%
Somerset +24 1 £400 +31.14%
Gloucestershire +2 1 £415 +3.75%
Wiltshire -7 1 £450 +16.12% 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 17 (45.95%) SQL
3 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
3 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
4 12 (32.43%) MS Access
5 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) MS Office
6 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
7 7 (18.92%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (16.22%) Retail
9 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (13.51%) PHP
9 5 (13.51%) HTML
9 5 (13.51%) IIS
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
10 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
10 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
10 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.81%) Java
10 4 (10.81%) VB
10 4 (10.81%) Remedy
10 4 (10.81%) Validation
10 4 (10.81%) Marketing
10 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
11 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint

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 5 (13.51%) IIS
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.70%) InfoPath
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Teamcenter
2 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (5.41%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) IMAP
2 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.70%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (32.43%) MS Access
3 7 (18.92%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.70%) Big Data
7 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.70%) MySQL
7 1 (2.70%) OLAP
7 1 (2.70%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (5.41%) ERwin
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
5 2 (5.41%) Electronics
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Analyst
2 13 (35.14%) Developer
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (10.81%) VBA Developer
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Actuary
5 3 (8.11%) Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) DOORS Administrator
5 3 (8.11%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Process Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Report Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Software Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) .NET
2 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 4 (10.81%) Classic ASP
4 3 (8.11%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) ADO
5 2 (5.41%) CSS
5 2 (5.41%) jQuery
5 2 (5.41%) XSLT
6 1 (2.70%) Ajax
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (2.70%) Google Chart
6 1 (2.70%) LINQ
6 1 (2.70%) LINQ to SQL
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (5.41%) Reinsurance
2 2 (5.41%) Statistics
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) FMCG
3 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (10.81%) Data Modelling
2 4 (10.81%) Process Improvement
2 4 (10.81%) Validation
3 3 (8.11%) Change Management
3 3 (8.11%) Data Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Data Management
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.11%) PLM
3 3 (8.11%) Requirements Management
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.41%) Process Management
4 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.41%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 4 (10.81%) Java
4 4 (10.81%) VB
5 3 (8.11%) C#
5 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) XPath
7 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Remedy
3 3 (8.11%) Google
3 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 3 (8.11%) SAP
4 2 (5.41%) Software AG
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Dell
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) Teradata
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
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