The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 18 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 Staffordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 21 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.56% - 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% - 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £284 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 - £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 - £680
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 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48 42 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 37.50% 44.21% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 33
Average daily rate £310 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBA
West Midlands

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
VBA
West Midlands

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Lotus
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) WF
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) DevExpress
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) LotusScript
2 2 (66.67%) WinForms

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Report Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) WF
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) LotusScript
2 2 (66.67%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Lotus
1 2 (66.67%) DevExpress