The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 110 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing VBA 23 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 1.05% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.06% 2.57% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 13
Average daily rate
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£300 £261 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.83% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £290 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £295
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.56 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -18.18%
VBA
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1116 1013 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.35% 40.93% 32.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 729 675 332
Average daily rate £338 £313 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £29.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +82.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
West Yorkshire -16 20 £299 +6.69% 2
South Yorkshire +1 3 £301 +76.76%
North Yorkshire - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 43 (81.13%) SQL
2 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
3 22 (41.51%) Finance
4 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
5 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
6 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
10 11 (20.75%) .NET
11 9 (16.98%) Web Development
11 9 (16.98%) NHS
12 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
12 8 (15.09%) Banking
12 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (13.21%) jQuery
13 7 (13.21%) MS Office
13 7 (13.21%) MS Access
14 6 (11.32%) SAS
14 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
14 6 (11.32%) Oracle
14 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (11.32%) Degree
14 6 (11.32%) Reverse Engineering
15 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
15 5 (9.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 6 (11.32%) SAS
2 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) GPRS
1 3 (5.66%) 3G
1 3 (5.66%) 2G
1 3 (5.66%) HSPA
2 2 (3.77%) LTE
2 2 (3.77%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.89%) 4G
3 1 (1.89%) RNC
3 1 (1.89%) GSM
3 1 (1.89%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (58.49%) SQL Server
2 17 (32.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (15.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 7 (13.21%) MS Access
6 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (9.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (9.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
8 4 (7.55%) RDBMS
9 3 (5.66%) FileMaker
9 3 (5.66%) OLAP
9 3 (5.66%) QlikView
9 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (5.66%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
11 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
11 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (3.77%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.89%) NUnit
3 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (41.51%) Finance
2 8 (15.09%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Multimedia
3 3 (5.66%) Back Office
4 2 (3.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 12 (22.64%) Analyst
3 11 (20.75%) SQL Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Excel Developer
4 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) MI Developer
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.66%) VBA Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Architect
7 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Business Developer
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) AWS Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Business Intelligence Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) SAS Architect
8 1 (1.89%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) jQuery
2 7 (13.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.66%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (1.89%) WCF
5 1 (1.89%) WPF
5 1 (1.89%) Web Services
5 1 (1.89%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.89%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) NHS
2 8 (15.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
5 1 (1.89%) Economics
5 1 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (16.98%) Web Development
3 6 (11.32%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.66%) Workflow
6 3 (5.66%) Change Management
6 3 (5.66%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.66%) Data Management
6 3 (5.66%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.66%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.66%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (3.77%) ERD
7 2 (3.77%) Analytics
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.77%) Release Management
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (81.13%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.55%) C#
5 3 (5.66%) VB
6 2 (3.77%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.77%) PL/1
7 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.89%) R
7 1 (1.89%) Perl
7 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.77%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) Netcool
Vendors
1 21 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.32%) Oracle
3 3 (5.66%) Mapinfo
4 2 (3.77%) Amdocs
4 2 (3.77%) Teradata
4 2 (3.77%) Actix
4 2 (3.77%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau
5 1 (1.89%) Capita
5 1 (1.89%) McAfee
5 1 (1.89%) Unisys
5 1 (1.89%) Ericsson