The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 102 86 98
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing VBA 27 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 1.12% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.49% 3.23% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 14
Average daily rate £253 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £205 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £340 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.93 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.61% +35.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.93 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £25.19 £12.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1084 713 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.20% 34.73% 31.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 362 453
Average daily rate £320 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 31 21
Average hourly rate £29.00 £15.93 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.10% +6.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.08 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBA
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -10 24 £280 -6.66% 3
South Yorkshire -1 3 £176 -22.00%
North Yorkshire - - - - 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 24 (52.17%) VB.NET
2 24 (52.17%) .NET
3 23 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 22 (47.83%) WinForms
4 22 (47.83%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
6 16 (34.78%) Visual Studio
7 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
7 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 13 (28.26%) MS Office
8 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
9 12 (26.09%) Intranet
10 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
11 10 (21.74%) Windows
11 10 (21.74%) C#
11 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
12 8 (17.39%) Legal
13 5 (10.87%) Finance
13 5 (10.87%) Document Management
14 4 (8.70%) Law
14 4 (8.70%) XML
14 4 (8.70%) MS Access
14 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
15 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
15 3 (6.52%) SAS
15 3 (6.52%) VB
15 3 (6.52%) CSS
15 3 (6.52%) HTML
15 3 (6.52%) JavaScript

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.52%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.52%) SAS
1 3 (6.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 17 (36.96%) MS Excel
2 13 (28.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Intranet
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (69.57%) SQL Server
2 23 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (8.70%) MS Access
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.17%) DTS
6 1 (2.17%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 8 (17.39%) Legal
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 23 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (36.96%) VB.NET Developer
4 11 (23.91%) WinForms Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) MI Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) VBA Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Access Developer
8 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Junior
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) Database Specialist
9 1 (2.17%) Administrator
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) .NET
2 22 (47.83%) WinForms
3 14 (30.43%) .NET Framework
3 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 4 (8.70%) XML
6 3 (6.52%) CSS
6 3 (6.52%) HTML
7 2 (4.35%) LINQ to SQL
7 2 (4.35%) LINQ
7 2 (4.35%) jQuery
7 2 (4.35%) Ajax
8 1 (2.17%) ADO
8 1 (2.17%) EDIFACT
8 1 (2.17%) DAO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.17%) NHS
1 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.87%) Document Management
3 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
4 2 (4.35%) Test Scripting
4 2 (4.35%) OOP
4 2 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (2.17%) Project Management
5 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.17%) ETL
5 1 (2.17%) Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Data Management
5 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Time Management
5 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) VB.NET
2 22 (47.83%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) T-SQL
4 10 (21.74%) C#
5 3 (6.52%) VB
5 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) VBScript
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft