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 22 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 101 102 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -40
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 18 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.74% 0.82% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.12% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 47
Average daily rate
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£338 £241 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.33% -34.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £196 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £289 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Average hourly rate £16.34 £17.50 £21.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% -20.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -5.40%
VBA
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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
801 850 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 32.84% 38.90% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 488 579
Average daily rate £325 £315 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 49 23
Average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +35.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £55.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 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
West Yorkshire -7 14 £413 +83.33% 17
South Yorkshire - 2 £145 - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 30 (85.71%) SQL
2 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (45.71%) MS Access
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
5 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 13 (37.14%) ETL
6 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (31.43%) Business Objects
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
10 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
11 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
12 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
13 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 5 (14.29%) Xcelsius
14 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (11.43%) WinForms
14 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
14 4 (11.43%) C#
14 4 (11.43%) Windows
14 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
14 4 (11.43%) .NET
15 3 (8.57%) SAS
15 3 (8.57%) Banking
15 3 (8.57%) Retail
15 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 3 (8.57%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) SPSS
2 1 (2.86%) Stata
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (45.71%) MS Access
3 13 (37.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (22.86%) Relational Database
6 7 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (14.29%) Xcelsius
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (2.86%) QlikView
10 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (2.86%) DTS
10 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
2 3 (8.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) MI Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) MI Developer
4 4 (11.43%) WinForms Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 4 (11.43%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Excel Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) VBA Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Database Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.43%) .NET
1 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
1 4 (11.43%) WinForms
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) ETL
2 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.86%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Migration
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.86%) Data Management
6 1 (2.86%) Document Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (31.43%) Business Objects
2 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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