The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 35 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.33% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £338 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -22.98%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 83 87 100
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 29.96% 28.43% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 73
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.20 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.36% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing VBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Bedfordshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBA in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Bedfordshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Bedfordshire