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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 62 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.46% 0.39% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.03% 1.22% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £304 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £336 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +24.35%
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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
330 164 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 48.03% 32.22% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 98 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £35.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +109.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £19.17 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £19.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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South Wales - 9 £400 -
VBA
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (45.00%) CRM
4 7 (35.00%) Banking
4 7 (35.00%) Sage
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) MS Access
6 5 (25.00%) Analytics
7 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) VB
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
8 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (15.00%) Citrix
8 3 (15.00%) SAP
8 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (15.00%) Toad
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (15.00%) Campaign Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) SAP IS-U
8 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
8 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
8 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
9 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight
9 2 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
9 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
9 2 (10.00%) Retail

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MS Access
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
4 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Toad
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Analyst
2 14 (70.00%) MI Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Data Extraction
3 2 (10.00%) Statistics
3 2 (10.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) CRM
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 3 (15.00%) Campaign Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) Physical Data Model
3 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Propensity Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Insight
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Sage
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.00%) Citrix
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco