The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 40 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.35% 1.42% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 3.37% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 6
Median daily rate £313 £393 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.38% +26.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +14.18%
VBA
Hampshire

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
89 178 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.34% 41.98% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 126 102
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £15.25 £37.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for VBA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) VB6