The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 85 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.83% 0.64% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 1.83% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Average daily rate £400 £310 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £249 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £368 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £24.50 £30.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
VBA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Programming Languages Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
505 492 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 41.70% 35.24% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 315 247
Average daily rate £418 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 26
Average hourly rate £46.25 £45.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +125.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.40 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £59.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tadworth - 3 £425 -
Leatherhead - 1 £400 - 2
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) XML
3 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Subversion
3 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
3 9 (40.91%) TestNG
3 9 (40.91%) SoapUI
4 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (36.36%) Selenium
4 8 (36.36%) Test Management
4 8 (36.36%) XML Messaging
4 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
4 8 (36.36%) HP
5 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
5 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
6 4 (18.18%) VB
6 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 3 (13.64%) Validation
7 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) InfoPath
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MS Access
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Eclipse
1 9 (40.91%) SoapUI
1 9 (40.91%) Subversion
1 9 (40.91%) TestNG
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Test Automation Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Access Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Development Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) QC Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Test Development Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) UI Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Excel Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
4 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
4 2 (9.09%) VBA Developer
4 2 (9.09%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
3 8 (36.36%) XML Messaging
4 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 3 (13.64%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Test Automation
1 8 (36.36%) Test Management
2 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Business Development
5 1 (4.55%) Customer Insight
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Scrum
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) VB6
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
1 9 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft