Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 141 165
Rank change year-on-year -10 +24 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 19 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.48% 0.50% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 2.04% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 15
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +19.13%
10th Percentile £373 £313 £220
90th Percentile £448 £488 £495
South East median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
South East median hourly rate £36.25 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +90.79% -9.52% -6.67%

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 1,230 933 1,266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.24% 24.66% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 539 784
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £303 £298 £270
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +9.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.91% +53.57% -61.11%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.20 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.75 £52.60 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 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 22 May 2018. 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
Reading +8 14 £425 -8.11% 6
Wokingham -4 2 - -
Maidenhead -4 1 - -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, 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 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (42.11%) Power BI
3 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
3 6 (31.58%) Degree
3 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) .NET
5 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 4 (21.05%) Windows
5 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
5 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (21.05%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (15.79%) High Availability
6 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) HP ALM
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016

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 1 (5.26%) ArcGIS
1 1 (5.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) Power BI
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) Big Data
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) MS Access
6 1 (5.26%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (5.26%) GIS
6 1 (5.26%) MySQL
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.79%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) VBA Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Field Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Report Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) ADO
2 1 (5.26%) Ajax
2 1 (5.26%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (21.05%) Customer-Centricity
2 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 3 (15.79%) High Availability
3 3 (15.79%) Low Latency
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Test Management
4 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
4 2 (10.53%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (10.53%) Economics
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.26%) Data Science
5 1 (5.26%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 3 (15.79%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) VB
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Java
4 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP ALM
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Adobe