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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 113 102 85
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Contract jobs citing VBA 35 41 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.27% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% 3.52% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £327 £311
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +4.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.12 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +62.85%
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
1294 1164 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 38.16% 36.04% 35.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 870 734 478
Average daily rate £375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 52 60
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.25 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.13 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 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 -9 18 £411 +17.50% 6
Wiltshire +1 5 £325 -4.41% 1
Dorset -4 5 £530 +32.50% 1
Gloucestershire -5 5 £450 +91.48% 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 43 (58.11%) SQL
2 42 (56.76%) Finance
3 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
4 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
5 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (20.27%) MS Access
7 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (18.92%) Banking
8 13 (17.57%) VB
8 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 10 (13.51%) Data Analysis
11 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
11 9 (12.16%) Oracle
11 9 (12.16%) SAP
12 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
13 7 (9.46%) Teradata
14 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
14 6 (8.11%) Essbase
15 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
15 5 (6.76%) MDX
15 5 (6.76%) Military
15 5 (6.76%) Migration
15 5 (6.76%) VBScript
15 5 (6.76%) XML
15 5 (6.76%) UML
15 5 (6.76%) SAS
15 5 (6.76%) ERwin

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (6.76%) SAS
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.35%) GroupWise
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (25.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.41%) MS Project
3 4 (5.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.70%) Cognos TM1
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.35%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.35%) SAP HR
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
1 1 (1.35%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) MS Access
3 14 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (16.22%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (8.11%) Essbase
6 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
7 4 (5.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (5.41%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.35%) MySQL
9 1 (1.35%) OLAP
9 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) ERwin
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle APEX
General
1 42 (56.76%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Military
4 4 (5.41%) Retail
4 4 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (2.70%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (50.00%) Developer
2 31 (41.89%) Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) VBA Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Data Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) TM1 Developer
6 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) SQL Developer
7 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) SQL Server Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Excel Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Report Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Business Developer
9 3 (4.05%) Insight Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) MI Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Quality Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Data Quality Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Essbase Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) XML
1 5 (6.76%) MDX
2 4 (5.41%) HTML
2 4 (5.41%) .NET
3 3 (4.05%) ADO
3 3 (4.05%) CSS
4 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) User Experience
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (13.51%) Data Analysis
3 9 (12.16%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (6.76%) UML
5 5 (6.76%) Migration
6 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (5.41%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 4 (5.41%) Office Automation
7 3 (4.05%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.05%) Analytics
7 3 (4.05%) Data Transformation
7 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.05%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.05%) Benchmarking
7 3 (4.05%) Quality Management
8 2 (2.70%) ETL
8 2 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) SQL
2 13 (17.57%) VB
3 8 (10.81%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.76%) VBScript
5 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) COBOL
6 2 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) PHP
7 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
2 3 (4.05%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.35%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.35%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) SAP
3 7 (9.46%) Teradata
4 4 (5.41%) Cognos
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (1.35%) Adobe
6 1 (1.35%) Citrix
6 1 (1.35%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.35%) Lotus
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
Swindon, Wiltshire
Montash
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £342 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £560.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
Sanderson
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago