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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 114 119 87
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -32
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.08% 1.46% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 12
Median daily rate £350 £300 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £326 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £122.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-67.50% +95.12%
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
836 962 520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 44.63% 42.14% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 644 317
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -43.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.10 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +9 5 £388 +23.01% 2
Halifax - 1 £310 -
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (21.74%) Python
4 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 4 (17.39%) SAS
5 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
5 4 (17.39%) Java
5 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) JMeter
5 4 (17.39%) AppDynamics
5 4 (17.39%) New Relic
5 4 (17.39%) VisualVM
5 4 (17.39%) YourKit
5 4 (17.39%) Dynatrace
5 4 (17.39%) Gatling
5 4 (17.39%) The Grinder
5 4 (17.39%) Scala
5 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
5 4 (17.39%) CoffeeScript
5 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
5 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database

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 4 (17.39%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Cognos Planning
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) 2G
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
1 1 (4.35%) 4G
1 1 (4.35%) GSM
1 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.35%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) MS Access
3 2 (8.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (8.70%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP
4 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
1 4 (17.39%) Gatling
1 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (17.39%) JIRA
1 4 (17.39%) JMeter
1 4 (17.39%) LoadRunner
1 4 (17.39%) Maven
1 4 (17.39%) SilkPerformer
1 4 (17.39%) SoapUI
1 4 (17.39%) The Grinder
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
1 4 (17.39%) VisualVM
1 4 (17.39%) YourKit
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Performance Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Excel Developer
4 3 (13.04%) VBA Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tester
5 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Report Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) SAS Developer
5 2 (8.70%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) AngularJS
1 4 (17.39%) Hibernate
1 4 (17.39%) Spring
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (13.04%) ETL
2 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.70%) Analytics
3 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.70%) Data Management
3 2 (8.70%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (8.70%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.35%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (4.35%) Data Reconciliation
4 1 (4.35%) ETL Development
4 1 (4.35%) KYC
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Operations Management
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) CoffeeScript
4 4 (17.39%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) Ruby
4 4 (17.39%) Scala
4 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) C#
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) PL/1
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) CCA
1 1 (4.35%) ISEB
1 1 (4.35%) MCAD
1 1 (4.35%) MCSD
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) AppDynamics
1 4 (17.39%) Dynatrace
1 4 (17.39%) IBM
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
1 4 (17.39%) New Relic
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Netezza
3 1 (4.35%) Alterian
3 1 (4.35%) Cognos
3 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) SAP