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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 96 88 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing VBA 32 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.24% 1.09% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.96% 3.34% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £265 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +23.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £321 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £20.25 £23.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +9.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
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
808 688 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 31.43% 32.59% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 418 440
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.00 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.85 £41.60
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 the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 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
Birmingham +3 11 £425 +60.37% 2
Coventry +2 8 £300 +114.28% 1
Warwickshire -6 6 £288 +4.54%
Worcestershire - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 4
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 50 (65.79%) SQL
2 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
3 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
3 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
4 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (23.68%) MS Office
5 18 (23.68%) Finance
6 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (18.42%) VB
6 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
7 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (14.47%) MySQL
8 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
8 10 (13.16%) SAS
8 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 10 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (11.84%) Analytics
9 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
9 9 (11.84%) Perl
10 8 (10.53%) Java
10 8 (10.53%) .NET
10 8 (10.53%) MS Access
10 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.53%) Migration
11 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
11 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.16%) SAS
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 34 (44.74%) MS Excel
2 18 (23.68%) MS Office
3 10 (13.16%) MS Visio
3 10 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (13.16%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.32%) CATIA
4 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.32%) Teamcenter
2 1 (1.32%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.32%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) SAN
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.95%) Firewall
3 2 (2.63%) LTE
4 1 (1.32%) Intranet
4 1 (1.32%) Internet
4 1 (1.32%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.47%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (14.47%) MySQL
3 10 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (10.53%) MS Access
6 7 (9.21%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (5.26%) Relational Database
9 3 (3.95%) OLAP
10 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (1.32%) SAP BW
11 1 (1.32%) DataStage
11 1 (1.32%) Cognos Powerplay
11 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (1.32%) Cognos Framework Manager
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.89%) Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Retail
5 2 (2.63%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.63%) Automotive
5 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.63%) Publishing
6 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.32%) Front Office
6 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (40.79%) Analyst
2 30 (39.47%) Developer
3 10 (13.16%) Data Analyst
3 10 (13.16%) VBA Developer
3 10 (13.16%) MI Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.89%) Excel Developer
5 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
6 5 (6.58%) Database Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Excel VBA Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Service Management Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (3.95%) Data Modeller
8 3 (3.95%) Consultant
8 3 (3.95%) Commercial Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Service Performance Analyst
9 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 2 (2.63%) HTML
2 2 (2.63%) Classic ASP
2 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (1.32%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.32%) CSS
3 1 (1.32%) JSON
3 1 (1.32%) MDX
3 1 (1.32%) jQuery
3 1 (1.32%) WCF
3 1 (1.32%) WPF
3 1 (1.32%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.89%) Statistics
3 4 (5.26%) Reference Data
3 4 (5.26%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Data Conversion
4 1 (1.32%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.21%) UNIX
1 7 (9.21%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.26%) Solaris
2 4 (5.26%) Linux
2 4 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
3 9 (11.84%) Analytics
4 8 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.53%) Migration
5 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.21%) ITIL
6 6 (7.89%) Data Entry
6 6 (7.89%) ITSM
6 6 (7.89%) Service Management
6 6 (7.89%) Quality Management
6 6 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 5 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.58%) Unit Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 4 (5.26%) ETL
8 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) ERP
9 3 (3.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (65.79%) SQL
2 14 (18.42%) VB
3 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.84%) Perl
4 8 (10.53%) Java
5 5 (6.58%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.58%) VBScript
6 4 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.32%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.32%) Python
8 1 (1.32%) C
8 1 (1.32%) C#
8 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.89%) ServiceNow
2 6 (7.89%) Cognos
3 4 (5.26%) Business Objects
3 4 (5.26%) Red Hat
3 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (3.95%) Symantec
4 3 (3.95%) SAP
5 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (1.32%) Siemens
6 1 (1.32%) PeopleSoft
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 22 days ago