The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 60 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.14% 0.35% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.53% 1.12% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £220 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% +62.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
VBA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
188 179 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 26.78% 31.08% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 111
Average daily rate £315 £325 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +12.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 14
Average hourly rate £20.06 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.01 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Wiltshire region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Wiltshire region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Swindon - 1 £340 -
Chippenham - - - - 2
VBA
South West

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) MS Access
5 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (25.00%) Basel II
5 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (25.00%) Migration
5 2 (25.00%) MDX
5 2 (25.00%) QlikView
5 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (25.00%) MS Access
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (25.00%) QlikView
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 1 (12.50%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Project Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Report Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Data Integration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Data Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) System Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Data Transformation
3 1 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) VB6
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CIMA
1 1 (12.50%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Basel II
1 2 (25.00%) Basel III
1 2 (25.00%) FINREP
2 1 (12.50%) CRD IV
2 1 (12.50%) COREP
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 2 (25.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) IBM