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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 121 92 101
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +9
Contract jobs citing VBA 24 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.73% 1.31% 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 3.77% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 15
Average daily rate
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£318 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £221 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £350 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +34.72%
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
1212 822 1077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 36.81% 34.80% 40.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 522 595
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 86
Average hourly rate £36.50 £32.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £19.37 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -27 10 £270 -4.42%
Gloucestershire - 7 £318 -
Dorset - 3 £375 - 2
Wiltshire -13 2 £394 +31.25% 4
Somerset - 1 £200 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 32 (48.48%) SQL
2 31 (46.97%) Banking
3 27 (40.91%) Finance
4 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
5 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (19.70%) Retail
6 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
6 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
7 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (18.18%) .NET
7 12 (18.18%) SAS
7 12 (18.18%) MS Office
8 10 (15.15%) MS Access
8 10 (15.15%) Essbase
9 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
9 9 (13.64%) Oracle
9 9 (13.64%) Business Objects
9 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
11 7 (10.61%) VB
11 7 (10.61%) Teradata
12 6 (9.09%) C#
13 5 (7.58%) HTML
13 5 (7.58%) Java
13 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
13 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
13 5 (7.58%) CSS
13 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
13 5 (7.58%) Windows

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 2 (3.03%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.52%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 12 (18.18%) MS Office
3 9 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (4.55%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) WAN
2 3 (4.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.15%) MS Access
2 10 (15.15%) Essbase
3 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (7.58%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.55%) DTS
6 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
6 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (3.03%) OLAP
7 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (3.03%) Toad
General
1 31 (46.97%) Banking
2 27 (40.91%) Finance
3 13 (19.70%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.52%) Law
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Excel Developer
4 10 (15.15%) VBA Developer
5 8 (12.12%) Essbase Developer
6 7 (10.61%) Excel VBA Developer
6 7 (10.61%) MI Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (6.06%) Programmer
8 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.03%) MI Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Business Objects Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.03%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Access Developer
9 2 (3.03%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.18%) .NET
2 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 5 (7.58%) CSS
3 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) Open Source
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) GIS
4 1 (1.52%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.58%) Windows
2 4 (6.06%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (7.58%) Data Analysis
4 4 (6.06%) V-Model
4 4 (6.06%) Waterfall
4 4 (6.06%) Business Analysis
4 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.06%) TDD
4 4 (6.06%) Scrum
5 3 (4.55%) Project Management
5 3 (4.55%) Migration
5 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
5 3 (4.55%) Data Management
5 3 (4.55%) Resource Management
5 3 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.03%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (3.03%) Release Management
6 2 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.52%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (48.48%) SQL
2 9 (13.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (10.61%) VB
4 6 (9.09%) C#
5 5 (7.58%) Java
5 5 (7.58%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.58%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) C
6 2 (3.03%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Solvency II
2 3 (4.55%) QA
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
2 9 (13.64%) Business Objects
3 7 (10.61%) Teradata
4 3 (4.55%) Hyperion
4 3 (4.55%) Cognos
5 2 (3.03%) SAP
5 2 (3.03%) ESRI
5 2 (3.03%) Adobe
6 1 (1.52%) Bloomberg
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