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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 60 46 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.28% 0.39% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.38% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £300 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £300 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +24.35%
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
171 145 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 23.78% 28.38% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 86 132
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £434 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 15
Average hourly rate £28.50 £27.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -31.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.77 £15.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £41.50 £44.50
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 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 24 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
Swindon -10 2 £394 +31.25% 2
Chippenham - - - - 1
VBA
South West

VBA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Security
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Stress Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft