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 6 July 2015 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 114 101 87
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing VBA 33 39 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.07% 1.35% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.77% 3.50% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 27 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £196 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £329 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.14% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.67%
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
1190 1115 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.51% 38.65% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 798 737 409
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 51 40
Average hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.47 £20.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 6 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the South West region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

VBA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 6 July 2015. 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 +2 21 £363 -14.70% 6
Dorset -4 4 - -
Somerset +9 2 £400 +33.33%
Wiltshire +1 2 £413 -36.53% 3
Gloucestershire -13 2 £436 +93.88%
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (59.38%) SQL
2 32 (50.00%) Finance
3 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
3 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
3 17 (26.56%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (20.31%) MS Access
5 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
6 12 (18.75%) VB
6 12 (18.75%) SAS
7 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
8 10 (15.63%) Banking
8 10 (15.63%) Business Objects
8 10 (15.63%) MS Project
8 10 (15.63%) SAP
9 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 8 (12.50%) Oracle
10 8 (12.50%) HTML
11 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
11 7 (10.94%) .NET
11 7 (10.94%) CSS
12 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
12 6 (9.38%) Office Automation
12 6 (9.38%) Open Source
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (9.38%) XML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 (18.75%) SAS
2 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.56%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 17 (26.56%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Project
3 5 (7.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (3.13%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.56%) SQL Server
1 17 (26.56%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (20.31%) MS Access
3 8 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 6 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 4 (6.25%) Base SAS
6 4 (6.25%) SAP BW
7 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.56%) SAP BI
9 1 (1.56%) Essbase
9 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
1 6 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.13%) ERwin
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 32 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (15.63%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.69%) Military
4 3 (4.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (59.38%) Developer
2 23 (35.94%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) VBA Developer
4 9 (14.06%) SQL Developer
5 7 (10.94%) TM1 Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Business Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Programmer
7 4 (6.25%) Business Objects Developer
7 4 (6.25%) MI Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Quality Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Excel Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Excel VBA Developer
8 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Developer
8 3 (4.69%) Insight Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Data Quality Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) HTML
2 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) CSS
3 6 (9.38%) XML
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.69%) ADO
5 1 (1.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (20.31%) Data Analysis
3 6 (9.38%) Scrum
3 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (9.38%) TDD
3 6 (9.38%) V-Model
3 6 (9.38%) Open Source
3 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
3 6 (9.38%) Office Automation
4 5 (7.81%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (6.25%) Propensity Modelling
5 4 (6.25%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.25%) Migration
5 4 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 3 (4.69%) UML
6 3 (4.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.69%) Benchmarking
6 3 (4.69%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) VB
3 7 (10.94%) VB.NET
4 6 (9.38%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.38%) Java
5 3 (4.69%) VBScript
6 2 (3.13%) C
7 1 (1.56%) C#
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
7 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 11 (17.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) Business Objects
2 10 (15.63%) SAP
3 8 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Teradata
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
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