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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 65 78 63
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 1.14% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.73% 2.20% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Median daily rate £370 £304 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.81% -6.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
275 454 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.11% 51.65% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 326 225
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.50 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.44% +41.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 30 September 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 +17 2 £370 +12.12%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-GL
4 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) C#

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 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Development Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Development Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Development Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Access Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP