Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 160 129
Rank change year-on-year +2 -31 +15
Contract jobs citing VBA 25 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.59% 0.32% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 1.06% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 16
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £333 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.30% -16.88% -
10th Percentile £320 £269 £313
90th Percentile £548 £423 £563
South East median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £20.25 -
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £40.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year -56.52% +106.41% -10.34%

VBA is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,281 1,228 1,105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.30% 30.53% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 782 690 653
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.72% +23.48% -28.13%
10th Percentile £35.38 £8.00 £12.93
90th Percentile £48.38 £47.50 £49.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Berkshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Berkshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Berkshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Berkshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough - 10 - -
Reading -4 9 £450 +35.34% 4
Bracknell - 3 £350 -
Ascot - 1 £400 -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 19 (76.00%) SQL
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (52.00%) Migration
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) Oracle
4 11 (44.00%) C#
5 10 (40.00%) Billing
5 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
5 10 (40.00%) Data Mapping
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 10 (40.00%) Data Migration
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
5 10 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (40.00%) CSG Singleview
6 9 (36.00%) .NET
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (24.00%) VB
8 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.00%) Windows
10 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Data Management
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
11 3 (12.00%) Power BI
11 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
11 3 (12.00%) JavaScript

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.00%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (40.00%) CSG Singleview
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Payables
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (8.00%) CODA-Financials
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Power BI
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (8.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (8.00%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (8.00%) GIS
4 1 (4.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Back Office
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Financial Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) Data Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) Data Migration Analyst
3 10 (40.00%) Migration Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) SQL Developer
5 3 (12.00%) VBA Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.00%) VB Developer
6 2 (8.00%) VB VBA Developer
7 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Business Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Core
3 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) CSS3
3 1 (4.00%) HTML
3 1 (4.00%) HTML5
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Migration
2 10 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 10 (40.00%) Data Mapping
2 10 (40.00%) Data Migration
2 10 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Data Management
4 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (8.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 2 (8.00%) CAD
4 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (8.00%) CRM
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) MVC
4 2 (8.00%) PDM
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) VB
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) C++
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) ACCA
3 2 (8.00%) CIMA
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Oracle
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) CODA