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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / South West
Rank 118 128 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.39% 0.60% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.00% 1.51% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 19
Median daily rate £258 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £258 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -25.00%

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
999 1196 1107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.95% 40.13% 36.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 795 719
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 72 73
Median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +18.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £31.00 £24.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £56.53 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +13.71%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -4 5 £300 -20.00% 1
Dorset +3 2 £200 -15.78%
Gloucestershire - 2 £315 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 14 (45.16%) SQL
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
3 8 (25.81%) MS Access
4 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (22.58%) MS Office
4 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
5 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
6 5 (16.13%) .NET
6 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
6 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (12.90%) Retail
7 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
7 4 (12.90%) SAP
7 4 (12.90%) IIS
7 4 (12.90%) HTML
7 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (12.90%) Validation
7 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.68%) PLM
8 3 (9.68%) Teamcenter
8 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
8 3 (9.68%) Electronics
8 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
8 3 (9.68%) Change Management

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 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.23%) InfoPath
4 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (9.68%) Teamcenter
2 2 (6.45%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) IMAP
2 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) MS Access
3 4 (12.90%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.23%) OLAP
6 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (6.45%) ERwin
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Retail
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
3 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Developer
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Actuary
5 3 (9.68%) Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) DOORS Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) VBA Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Access Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.45%) BizTalk Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Process Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET
2 4 (12.90%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) Classic ASP
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
5 1 (3.23%) ADO
5 1 (3.23%) Ajax
5 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (3.23%) CSS
5 1 (3.23%) jQuery
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ
5 1 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (3.23%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.45%) FMCG
2 2 (6.45%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.90%) Validation
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (9.68%) PLM
4 3 (9.68%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) ETL
5 2 (6.45%) Process Management
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
4 2 (6.45%) C#
4 2 (6.45%) PowerShell
4 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VB
4 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.45%) XPath
5 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Security Cleared
2 6 (19.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) Remedy
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) Software AG
5 1 (3.23%) Apple
5 1 (3.23%) Dell
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle
5 1 (3.23%) Teradata
5 1 (3.23%) VMware