The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 101 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 21 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.02% 1.42% 1.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.31% 3.28% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 12
Average daily rate £320 £285 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.28% -1.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +14.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £25.12 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-24.36% +14.18%
VBA
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
910 885 754
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 44.30% 43.32% 42.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 651 574 533
Average daily rate £400 £335 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £265 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.50% +77.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £35.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Leeds -8 10 £375 +15.38% 2
Bradford +22 5 £320 +70.66%
Bingley - 5 £265 -
Halifax +4 1 £405 +39.05%
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 44 (70.97%) SQL
2 39 (62.90%) MS Excel
3 30 (48.39%) MS Access
4 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
5 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
6 17 (27.42%) VB
7 16 (25.81%) Migration
7 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (20.97%) Oracle
8 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (17.74%) Finance
11 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
11 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (12.90%) Data Mining
12 8 (12.90%) NHS
12 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
12 8 (12.90%) Data Quality
13 7 (11.29%) SDLC
13 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
13 7 (11.29%) VBScript
14 6 (9.68%) Java
14 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
14 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
14 6 (9.68%) IBM
14 6 (9.68%) SAS
14 6 (9.68%) Python
14 6 (9.68%) XML
14 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (9.68%) SAS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 39 (62.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.45%) MS Office
3 3 (4.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) SPSS
5 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) 2G
1 1 (1.61%) 3G
1 1 (1.61%) 4G
1 1 (1.61%) GSM
1 1 (1.61%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (1.61%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (48.39%) MS Access
2 19 (30.65%) SQL Server
3 13 (20.97%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.90%) Data Mining
5 7 (11.29%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
6 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (8.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (6.45%) GIS
9 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.61%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.61%) Power BI
10 1 (1.61%) SAP BW
10 1 (1.61%) SAP HANA
10 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Cucumber
1 6 (9.68%) Gatling
1 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.68%) JIRA
1 6 (9.68%) JMeter
1 6 (9.68%) LoadRunner
1 6 (9.68%) Maven
1 6 (9.68%) SilkPerformer
1 6 (9.68%) SoapUI
1 6 (9.68%) The Grinder
1 6 (9.68%) Visual Studio
1 6 (9.68%) VisualVM
1 6 (9.68%) YourKit
2 1 (1.61%) ERwin
General
1 11 (17.74%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Banking
3 4 (6.45%) Legal
4 3 (4.84%) Back Office
5 2 (3.23%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (67.74%) Analyst
2 21 (33.87%) Data Analyst
3 14 (22.58%) Developer
4 10 (16.13%) Excel Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) VBA Developer
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Performance Test Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) QA Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) QA Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) QA Test Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Test Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Applications Support
7 5 (8.06%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
1 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
1 6 (9.68%) Spring
1 6 (9.68%) XML
2 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) Classic ASP
3 4 (6.45%) ADO
3 4 (6.45%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
2 8 (12.90%) NHS
3 4 (6.45%) Data Extraction
3 4 (6.45%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (6.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.84%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.84%) Statistics
5 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.23%) Economics
5 2 (3.23%) Physics
6 1 (1.61%) Equities
6 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.61%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Migration
2 12 (19.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.52%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.29%) SDLC
5 6 (9.68%) Change Management
5 6 (9.68%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL
6 5 (8.06%) Release Management
6 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.45%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.45%) Data Management
7 4 (6.45%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.45%) ETL
7 4 (6.45%) Operations Management
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 44 (70.97%) SQL
2 17 (27.42%) VB
3 9 (14.52%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.29%) VBScript
5 6 (9.68%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (9.68%) Java
5 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.68%) Python
5 6 (9.68%) Ruby
5 6 (9.68%) Scala
6 5 (8.06%) C#
6 5 (8.06%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.23%) R
7 2 (3.23%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) ABAP
8 1 (1.61%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) CCA
3 1 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) Data Quality
2 6 (9.68%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Oracle
3 6 (9.68%) AppDynamics
3 6 (9.68%) Dynatrace
3 6 (9.68%) IBM
3 6 (9.68%) New Relic
4 2 (3.23%) Capita
5 1 (1.61%) CA
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos
5 1 (1.61%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.61%) Netezza
5 1 (1.61%) Nokia
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Tableau