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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 42 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.23% 0.30% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 1.06% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £320 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +137.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
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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
87 94 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 20.14% 28.57% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 54
Average daily rate £350 £325 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £451 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £20.06 £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.13% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Basel III
2 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 1 (33.33%) FINREP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Excel VBA Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Basel III
1 1 (33.33%) FINREP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP