The table below looks at the statistics for the Excel VBA Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Excel VBA Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Excel VBA Developer
Rank 561 547 484
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -63
Contract jobs requiring an Excel VBA Developer 46 35 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.072% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 52
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£384 £350 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% -26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.82 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.82 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-29.68% +28.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Excel VBA Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Excel VBA Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Excel VBA Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK.

Excel VBA Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Excel VBA Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK.

Excel VBA Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Excel VBA Developer
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Excel VBA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
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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
England -18 43 £384 +9.64% 7
London +1 26 £463 -2.63% 5
West Midlands -4 10 £338 - 1
City of London +12 7 £463 -2.63% 2
Coventry - 6 £313 - 1
North West - 5 £365 - 1
Scotland - 3 - -
Birmingham -10 2 £350 -
Chester - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
Hampshire -7 1 £300 -4.00%
South East -21 1 £300 -2.04%
Lancashire - 1 £250 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £180 -
Yorkshire - 1 £180 -
Manchester - 1 £365 -
Blackburn - 1 £250 - 1
Bradford - 1 £180 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -

Excel VBA Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Excel VBA Developer in their job title 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 with Excel VBA Developer in their job title.

1 77 (100.00%) VBA
2 34 (44.16%) SQL
3 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
4 25 (32.47%) Banking
5 23 (29.87%) Front Office
6 22 (28.57%) MS Access
7 19 (24.68%) Finance
8 17 (22.08%) RAD
8 17 (22.08%) C#
9 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
10 13 (16.88%) Spreadsheet
11 12 (15.58%) Derivative
12 11 (14.29%) Python
13 9 (11.69%) Risk Management
13 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (10.39%) Oracle
15 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (9.09%) Fixed Income
15 7 (9.09%) Equities
15 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
16 6 (7.79%) Equity Derivative
16 6 (7.79%) Retail
16 6 (7.79%) Java
16 6 (7.79%) .NET
17 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
17 5 (6.49%) Business Objects
17 5 (6.49%) Bloomberg
17 5 (6.49%) Web Development
17 5 (6.49%) Analytics

Excel VBA Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Excel VBA Developer in their job title 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 with Excel VBA Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.60%) SAS
1 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (16.88%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (5.19%) MS Office
4 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) thinkFolio
1 3 (3.90%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (2.60%) Google App Engine
2 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (28.57%) MS Access
2 16 (20.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.60%) DTS
5 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (32.47%) Banking
2 23 (29.87%) Front Office
3 19 (24.68%) Finance
4 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 6 (7.79%) Retail
6 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.30%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) XML
3 3 (3.90%) Flash
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) HTML5
4 2 (2.60%) OAuth
4 2 (2.60%) Google Maps API
4 2 (2.60%) FpML
5 1 (1.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Derivative
2 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 7 (9.09%) Equities
4 6 (7.79%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.60%) iPad
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
1 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) RAD
2 9 (11.69%) Risk Management
3 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (6.49%) Web Development
4 5 (6.49%) Analytics
5 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
5 4 (5.19%) Release Management
5 4 (5.19%) Migration
5 4 (5.19%) OO
6 3 (3.90%) ETL
6 3 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
6 3 (3.90%) Fund Management
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Software Testing
7 2 (2.60%) Data Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Requirements Management
7 2 (2.60%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (2.60%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) VBA
2 34 (44.16%) SQL
3 17 (22.08%) C#
4 11 (14.29%) Python
5 6 (7.79%) Java
6 5 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.19%) C++
8 2 (2.60%) VB
8 2 (2.60%) Google Apps Script
9 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.30%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.30%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (1.30%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
1 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) MiFID
1 2 (2.60%) QA
1 2 (2.60%) EMIR
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Business Objects
3 5 (6.49%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.19%) SAP
5 3 (3.90%) Fidessa
6 2 (2.60%) Google
6 2 (2.60%) Reuters
6 2 (2.60%) Sybase
6 2 (2.60%) Progress
7 1 (1.30%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (1.30%) Tableau
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