The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 134 110 91
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -19
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.43% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 1.40% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 14
Median daily rate £464 £375 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.66% +85.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £175 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £476 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Median hourly rate - - £25.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-2.56% -23.52%
VBA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
915 784 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.98% 30.93% 31.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 475 458
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 37
Median hourly rate £30.75 £31.47 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +9.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.48 £16.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the West Midlands region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the West Midlands region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
Walsall +1 1 £390 -13.33%
Birmingham -11 1 £538 +16.21% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView
3 3 (23.08%) MS Access
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) jQuery
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (7.69%) Tableau
5 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (7.69%) Retail

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.69%) SAS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (30.77%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (23.08%) MS Access
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) DataStage
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Access Developer
2 4 (30.77%) VBA Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Access VBA Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Business Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) ETL
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
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