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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 112 101 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -21
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.64% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 2.53% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 17
Median daily rate £400 £290 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -38.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £390 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
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
929 830 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 45.74% 38.77% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 580 379
Median daily rate £400 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 9
Median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.87% +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Leeds +1 8 £290 -15.32% 1
Halifax +2 4 £418 -
Elland - 1 £205 -
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
3 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 13 (37.14%) MS Access
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
5 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
7 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
7 6 (17.14%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.29%) VB
8 5 (14.29%) SAS
9 4 (11.43%) Python
9 4 (11.43%) IBM
9 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
9 4 (11.43%) ADO
9 4 (11.43%) CCA
9 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
9 4 (11.43%) Project Management
9 4 (11.43%) Oracle
9 4 (11.43%) MS Office
9 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
9 4 (11.43%) VBScript
9 4 (11.43%) Java
9 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.43%) JMeter
9 4 (11.43%) Hibernate

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 5 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (48.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) SPSS
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) MS Access
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
3 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP
5 1 (2.86%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.86%) Power BI
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (2.86%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Cucumber
1 4 (11.43%) Gatling
1 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
1 4 (11.43%) JMeter
1 4 (11.43%) LoadRunner
1 4 (11.43%) Maven
1 4 (11.43%) SilkPerformer
1 4 (11.43%) SoapUI
1 4 (11.43%) The Grinder
1 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
1 4 (11.43%) VisualVM
1 4 (11.43%) YourKit
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) VBA Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Data Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Excel Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Excel Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tester
7 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) ADO
1 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
1 4 (11.43%) DAO
1 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
1 4 (11.43%) Spring
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.71%) Credit Risk
5 2 (5.71%) Economics
5 2 (5.71%) Physics
5 2 (5.71%) Statistics
6 1 (2.86%) Equities
6 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.86%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
2 6 (17.14%) Migration
3 4 (11.43%) Contingency Planning
3 4 (11.43%) Data Management
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.43%) Operations Management
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Management
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (11.43%) SDLC
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Conjoint Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Performance Engineering
5 2 (5.71%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) T-SQL
3 5 (14.29%) VB
4 4 (11.43%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (11.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) Ruby
4 4 (11.43%) Scala
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
5 2 (5.71%) R
6 1 (2.86%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) CCA
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) AppDynamics
2 4 (11.43%) Dynatrace
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
2 4 (11.43%) New Relic
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Cognos
3 1 (2.86%) Netezza
3 1 (2.86%) SAP
3 1 (2.86%) Tableau