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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 90 108 114
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6  
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.55% 0.57% 0.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 2.41% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Median daily rate £375 £401 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +11.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £228 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £426 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £352
% change year-on-year +14.28% -0.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +123.55% -5.00%  

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 448 582 794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.47% 23.79% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 373 457
Median daily rate £425 £390 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +9.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 22
Median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +6.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £17.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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 +18 2 £400 -0.12% 1
Wokingham +1 1 £325 +44.44%
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 1
VBA
South East

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (52.38%) Tableau
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) VB
5 5 (23.81%) MS Access
5 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
5 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
6 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Data Extraction
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (19.05%) QlikView
6 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
6 4 (19.05%) Analytics
6 4 (19.05%) ERP
6 4 (19.05%) XML
6 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) MySQL
6 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 4 (19.05%) ETL
6 4 (19.05%) Toad

VBA
Top Related 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) InfoPath
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (4.76%) HFM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (23.81%) MS Access
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) QlikView
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 4 (19.05%) Toad
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) VBA Developer
5 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) ETL Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) VB VBA Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Applications Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Business Process Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Process Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) CRM
4 4 (19.05%) Data Extraction
4 4 (19.05%) Data Modelling
4 4 (19.05%) Data Visualisation
4 4 (19.05%) ERP
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 3 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Data Transformation
7 1 (4.76%) BPMN
7 1 (4.76%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
7 1 (4.76%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VB
3 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ACCA
2 1 (4.76%) CIMA
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Tableau
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Salesforce.com