The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 43 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.55% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.34% 1.14% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£228 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
149 88 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 40.82% 26.43% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 50 51
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 18
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.65 £12.25 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

VBA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Revenue Management
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) VB

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Excel Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) VBA Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (25.00%) Revenue Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft