The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 59 53 40
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.34% 0.71% 2.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.25% 2.13% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
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£325 £214 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.86% -35.15%
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 £21.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -7.89%
VBA
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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 Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
308 188 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.29% 33.57% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 133 99
Average daily rate £338 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.39% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £16.45 £57.00
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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. 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
South Wales -6 8 £325 -13.33% 7
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (57.14%) Banking
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
7 2 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (14.29%) VB
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (14.29%) Toad
8 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (7.14%) Retail
8 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Northgate
8 1 (7.14%) Capita
8 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
8 1 (7.14%) Statistics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (7.14%) SAP BW
3 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
2 9 (64.29%) MI Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Information Assurance Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Information Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Statistics
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Propensity Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Northgate
3 1 (7.14%) Capita
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 - £280.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 8 days ago