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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 92 73 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing VBA 17 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.44% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 3.73% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £276 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £170 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £378 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +25.33%
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
648 616 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.95% 38.57% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 383 344
Average daily rate £350 £300 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 21
Average hourly rate £33.00 £17.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.57% +4.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.65 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £23.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 9 £338 +5.88% 4
Bradford -6 3 £290 +14.85%
Halifax 0 2 £425 +41.66%
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 13 (43.33%) MS Access
5 12 (40.00%) Finance
6 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 9 (30.00%) ETL
8 8 (26.67%) .NET
8 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (23.33%) Oracle
9 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (20.00%) Business Objects
10 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
10 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
11 5 (16.67%) NHS
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.33%) MS Office
12 4 (13.33%) Degree
12 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
13 3 (10.00%) VB
13 3 (10.00%) XML
13 3 (10.00%) SAS
13 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
13 3 (10.00%) FileMaker
13 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 3 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) GPRS
1 1 (3.33%) 3G
1 1 (3.33%) 2G
1 1 (3.33%) RNC
1 1 (3.33%) HSPA
1 1 (3.33%) LTE
1 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) MS Access
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (10.00%) FileMaker
7 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (10.00%) Xcelsius
8 2 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (6.67%) QlikView
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 1 (3.33%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
9 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 1 (3.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Multimedia
3 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (13.33%) MI Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Database Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Database Developer
6 2 (6.67%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) DBA
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (26.67%) .NET
2 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (3.33%) WPF
4 1 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) NHS
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ETL
2 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Web Development
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.33%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.33%) System Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 11 (36.67%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.33%) R
5 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) Perl
5 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 6 (20.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.33%) Actix
4 1 (3.33%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (3.33%) Tableau