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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 60 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.53% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 1.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£250 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -24.00%
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
282 209 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.89% 37.25% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 139 85
Average daily rate £364 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £15.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +181.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.88 £24.25 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £190.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 6 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 1 £250 -31.50%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) CRM
3 7 (53.85%) Sage
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) MS Access
5 5 (38.46%) Analytics
6 3 (23.08%) Campaign Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
7 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
7 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Statistics
7 2 (15.38%) Marketing
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
7 2 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
7 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
7 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) SAS
7 2 (15.38%) Toad
7 2 (15.38%) VB
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 2 (15.38%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MS Access
2 2 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Toad
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle APEX
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) MI Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) MI Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Credit Risk
2 2 (15.38%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) CRM
2 5 (38.46%) Analytics
3 3 (23.08%) Campaign Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Propensity Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (15.38%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Customer Insight
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Sage
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 2 (15.38%) SAP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco