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 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 93 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 31 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.17% 1.19% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.43% 2.92% 4.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £264 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.22% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £179 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £369 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £290 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.68% +5.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £61.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +184.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +34.72%
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
904 924 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 34.06% 40.74% 38.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 546 490
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 32
Average hourly rate £33.00 £20.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.97% +15.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £13.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 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 19 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
West Yorkshire -18 17 £325 +23.22% 4
South Yorkshire +14 14 £350 -
East Yorkshire - - - -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (82.69%) SQL
2 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
3 24 (46.15%) MS Excel
4 23 (44.23%) Finance
5 20 (38.46%) MS Access
6 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
6 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (26.92%) ETL
8 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (21.15%) Business Objects
8 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
8 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (19.23%) .NET
9 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (17.31%) Web Development
10 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
11 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
12 7 (13.46%) Oracle
12 7 (13.46%) jQuery
12 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
13 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
13 6 (11.54%) NHS
13 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
14 5 (9.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 5 (9.62%) Degree

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (7.69%) SAS
2 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 24 (46.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.69%) MS Office
3 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.92%) MS Project
4 1 (1.92%) SPSS
4 1 (1.92%) Stata
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) GPRS
1 1 (1.92%) 2G
1 1 (1.92%) 3G
1 1 (1.92%) RNC
1 1 (1.92%) HSPA
1 1 (1.92%) LTE
1 1 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (57.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (38.46%) MS Access
3 19 (36.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (26.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (21.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (19.23%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
8 8 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (9.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 5 (9.62%) Xcelsius
10 3 (5.77%) FileMaker
10 3 (5.77%) QlikView
10 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 1 (1.92%) OLAP
12 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
12 1 (1.92%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.92%) NUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Back Office
3 3 (5.77%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 10 (19.23%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) MI Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Excel Developer
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Business Data Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Commercial Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.85%) VBA Developer
7 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Database Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Data Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) MI Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Database Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) .NET
2 7 (13.46%) jQuery
2 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) XML
5 1 (1.92%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.92%) Web Services
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (1.92%) WCF
5 1 (1.92%) WPF
5 1 (1.92%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) NHS
3 4 (7.69%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) ETL
2 9 (17.31%) Web Development
3 6 (11.54%) Reverse Engineering
3 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (3.85%) Analytics
7 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
7 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Release Management
7 2 (3.85%) Data Management
7 2 (3.85%) Project Management
7 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 2 (3.85%) Migration
7 2 (3.85%) Scrum
7 2 (3.85%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 43 (82.69%) SQL
2 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
3 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.77%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) C#
5 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.15%) Business Objects
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle
4 1 (1.92%) SAP
4 1 (1.92%) Mapinfo
4 1 (1.92%) Actix
4 1 (1.92%) Tableau
4 1 (1.92%) Nokia Solutions and Networks