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 3 months to 25 June 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 117 111
Rank change year-on-year +25 -6  
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.086% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 0.33% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £158 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.40% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% -  

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 Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 445 607 588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.57% 26.11% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 356 362
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 13
Median hourly rate £19.66 £12.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -65.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £9.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 1 £158 -68.40% 1
Slough - 1 £463 -
Wokingham - 1 - -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (44.44%) Tableau
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) Data Management
7 2 (11.11%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) ERP
7 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 2 (11.11%) Oracle
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.56%) IIS
8 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (5.56%) Internet
8 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
8 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (5.56%) Service Management
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) ITSM

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 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (5.56%) FRx
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) QlikView
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Toad
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Data Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Planner
6 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Process Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Report Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
2 4 (22.22%) Visualisation
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics
3 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Data Management
4 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 1 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Demand Management
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.56%) Network Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Service Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Tableau
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) SAP