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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 106 92 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing VBA 16 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.81% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.86% 2.74% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 23
Average daily rate £419 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+109.37% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £151 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £300 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £365 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.95% +21.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £32.10 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -1.92%
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
862 656 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.78% 29.70% 34.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 532 384 432
Average daily rate £365 £338 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% +10.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 38 28
Average hourly rate £23.00 £29.45 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.88% -7.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £16.85 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £35.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +1 7 £450 +176.49% 9
Coventry -9 5 £288 +15.00%
Warwickshire 0 1 £325 +44.44% 1
Solihull - 1 £400 - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (25.00%) Finance
5 7 (21.88%) ETL
5 7 (21.88%) MS Access
6 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (15.63%) C#
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) Oracle
7 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
8 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) Statistical Modelling
9 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
9 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.38%) VB
9 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (9.38%) SAS
9 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
9 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
9 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 2 (6.25%) Advertising

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) SAS
1 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Extranet
1 2 (6.25%) Intranet
1 2 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (3.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) MS Access
2 6 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 4 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.25%) DataStage
5 2 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
6 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (3.13%) OLAP
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (3.13%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 2 (6.25%) Automotive
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Access Developer
3 6 (18.75%) VBA Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Access VBA Developer
5 4 (12.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Business Objects Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Excel Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Report Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Commercial Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Manager
7 2 (6.25%) Quality Manager
7 2 (6.25%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) ADO
2 2 (6.25%) DAO
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.13%) WCF
3 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) NHS
3 1 (3.13%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (21.88%) ETL
3 4 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Logistics
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (3.13%) Master Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) VB
4 1 (3.13%) C++
4 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
4 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.13%) R
4 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.13%) BT
4 1 (3.13%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.13%) Huawei
4 1 (3.13%) NetCracker
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
4 1 (3.13%) Siemens
4 1 (3.13%) ZTE
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Posted: 7 days ago
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