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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 94 72 58
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 24 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 1.61% 2.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 4.24% 8.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 35
Average daily rate
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£275 £275 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £203 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £347 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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
563 566 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 33.41% 38.04% 35.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 348 333
Average daily rate £328 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.96% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 12
Average hourly rate £36.25 £21.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.60% +13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 2014.

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 21 October 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
Leeds -10 5 £275 -4.34% 5
Halifax -1 2 £375 +25.00%
Bradford - 1 £275 - 2
Wakefield - 1 £275 -
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (50.00%) MS Access
3 14 (50.00%) Finance
4 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 12 (42.86%) ETL
6 10 (35.71%) Business Objects
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
7 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
8 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
10 5 (17.86%) .NET
10 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
10 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
10 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (17.86%) Xcelsius
11 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (14.29%) NHS
11 4 (14.29%) Oracle
12 3 (10.71%) MS Office
12 3 (10.71%) Banking
12 3 (10.71%) Retail
13 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
13 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
13 2 (7.14%) Data Structures

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 1 (3.57%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.71%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) MS Access
3 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (17.86%) Xcelsius
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (7.14%) FileMaker
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (3.57%) QlikView
9 1 (3.57%) DTS
9 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
9 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) MI Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) MI Developer
5 3 (10.71%) SQL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Database Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Excel Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
1 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) NHS
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 5 (17.86%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.57%) Analytics
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Data Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Business Objects
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle