The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 36 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.03% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.88% 2.17% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£388 £650 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.38% +92.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £650 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £650 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.67%
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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 Swindon region.

Programming Languages Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
82 92 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 21.13% 22.89% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 55
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £258 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 8
Average hourly rate £20.19 £39.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.24% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.03 £23.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

VBA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) SAP BW
3 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
5 1 (16.67%) SAP BI
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) ADO
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) SAS
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP HR
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SAP BW
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BI
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) MI Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Excel Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (16.67%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) SAP HR Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ADO
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects