The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 56 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.49% 1.32% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.42% 3.02% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Median daily rate £325 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.15 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
VBA
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
212 398 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 34.75% 43.88% 39.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 269 201
Median daily rate £400 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 4
Median hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -16.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £17.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £31.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +12 3 £325 -1.51%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) MS Access
5 2 (28.57%) MS Office
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Robotic Process Automation
6 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (14.29%) QA
6 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-GL
6 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) Change Management
6 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Development Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Development Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Development Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Database Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Access Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Robotic Process Automation
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP