The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Southampton 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 35 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.57% 1.47% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 4.49% 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate £311 £213 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.09
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +1.79%
Programming Languages Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
144 89 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 37.60% 32.72% 23.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 54 34
Average daily rate £315 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £194 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBA
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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 5 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Revenue Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Excel Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Excel VBA Developer
2 5 (83.33%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL