The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the South Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 36 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.82% 1.12% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.07% 3.39% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £176 £225 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -13.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.93 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.09
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +1.79%
Programming Languages Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
145 118 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 39.73% 33.15% 41.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 71 57
Average daily rate £290 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £198 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £416 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 2
Average hourly rate £17.88 £19.96 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.45% -20.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £12.90 £21.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.65 £35.00 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the South Yorkshire region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the South Yorkshire region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
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VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (50.00%) VB
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MS Office
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DTS
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) VB Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) EDIFACT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft