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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 79 81 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -30
Contract jobs citing VBA 17 13 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.03% 0.89% 3.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.20% 2.43% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 44
Average daily rate
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£475 £210 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.19% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £182 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £222 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £20.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.66%
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
532 536 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 32.20% 36.86% 40.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 332 310 409
Average daily rate £325 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 31 14
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +44.73%
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 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 18 September 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 18 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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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 -5 3 £278 +27.58% 5
Bradford - 1 £275 - 7
Bingley - - - -
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
3 15 (53.57%) Finance
4 14 (50.00%) MS Access
5 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
5 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (42.86%) ETL
7 10 (35.71%) Business Objects
7 10 (35.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
9 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
10 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
12 5 (17.86%) Xcelsius
12 5 (17.86%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
13 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 4 (14.29%) C#
13 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
13 4 (14.29%) .NET
13 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 4 (14.29%) Windows
13 4 (14.29%) WinForms
14 3 (10.71%) Banking
14 3 (10.71%) Retail
14 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
15 2 (7.14%) Oracle

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (60.71%) SQL Server
2 14 (50.00%) MS Access
3 13 (46.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (35.71%) 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 Reporting Services
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration 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 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) MI Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) WinForms Developer
5 4 (14.29%) MI Developer
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Data Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Excel Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Database Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) VBA Developer
8 1 (3.57%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) .NET
1 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 4 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) ETL
2 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (21.43%) Data Analysis
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.57%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Management
6 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.29%) C#
3 4 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Business Objects
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
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