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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 53 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.54% 0.93% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 2.02% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £325 £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
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
246 397 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 44.65% 46.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 279 226
Median daily rate £388 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% -42.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.80 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £42.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

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 25 June 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 +15 3 £325 +85.71% 2
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Data Entry
4 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) C#
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VBScript
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) SAP
6 1 (11.11%) C
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Banking
6 1 (11.11%) SAP FI-GL

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 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP FI-GL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MS Access
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Development Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Development Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SSIS Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) SSRS Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Development Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Access Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 2 (22.22%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP