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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK / Wales
Rank 62 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.30% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.75% 0.97% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £110 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% -72.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.68
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -12.34%

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
268 310 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 39.82% 46.34% 44.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 194
Median daily rate £425 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.90 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.40 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 £350 +218.18%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) XML

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Junior SQL Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft