Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 155 166
Rank change year-on-year +1 +11 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.37% 0.56% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.99% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Berkshire median daily rate £275 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00% -22.42%
10th Percentile £122 £307 £173
90th Percentile £418 £606 £386
South East median daily rate £313 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.45% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.25 - £16.25
10th Percentile £17.63 - £15.63
90th Percentile £30.48 - £16.88
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% -4.44% -23.40%

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 1171 1206 1235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.51% 28.05% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 698 698 753
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £284 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £532 £505
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 35 44
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -18.37% +13.08%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.10 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.25 £54.34
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

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 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 November 2017. 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 6 £290 -27.50% 1
Wokingham +8 2 - -
Bracknell -5 1 - -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (20.00%) Data Management
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (20.00%) SAP
3 3 (20.00%) Analytics
3 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) VBScript
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (6.67%) Cucumber

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 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (6.67%) FRx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
1 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Data Manager
2 4 (26.67%) VBA Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Supply Chain Planner
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer in Test
4 1 (6.67%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Report Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Analytics
1 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (20.00%) Data Management
2 2 (13.33%) Data Analytics
2 2 (13.33%) ERP
2 2 (13.33%) Network Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) Demand Management
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (6.67%) Supply Chain Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (6.67%) Test Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Tableau