Period
to 22 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 147 158
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +6
Contract jobs citing VBA 27 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.19% 1.37% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 11
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £283 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.59% -43.50% +53.85%
10th Percentile £324 £124 £313
90th Percentile £450 £438 £606
South East median daily rate £375 £290 £375
% change year-on-year +29.31% -22.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 -
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% -11.63% -4.44%

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 1,231 1,091 1,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.33% 27.37% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 656 709
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £285 £275
90th Percentile £559 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +0.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.00 £19.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.29% -21.36% -32.89%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.88 £49.00 £48.90
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +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 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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 -2 12 £413 +42.24% 2
Slough - 9 - -
Bracknell +2 2 £350 -
Newbury - 2 £375 -
Wokingham -12 1 - -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 18 (66.67%) SQL
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 11 (40.74%) Migration
3 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (33.33%) CSG Singleview
5 9 (33.33%) Billing
5 9 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 9 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
5 9 (33.33%) Data Mapping
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
5 9 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
6 8 (29.63%) Power BI
7 6 (22.22%) Python
7 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 6 (22.22%) C#
8 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 5 (18.52%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) Customer-Centricity
8 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (14.81%) Mandarin Language
9 4 (14.81%) C
9 4 (14.81%) Java
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
10 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
10 3 (11.11%) T-SQL

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 (3.70%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.70%) Mendix
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (3.70%) InfoPath
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (33.33%) CSG Singleview
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle EBS R12
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (3.70%) Infor SunSystems
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Power BI
2 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.70%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (3.70%) GIS
4 1 (3.70%) MS Access
4 1 (3.70%) MySQL
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Billing
3 5 (18.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (14.81%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (7.41%) Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Analyst
2 11 (40.74%) Data Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Financial Analyst
4 9 (33.33%) Data Migration Analyst
4 9 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
5 7 (25.93%) Developer
6 6 (22.22%) VBA Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Data Migration Lead
7 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Junior
7 2 (7.41%) VB Developer
7 2 (7.41%) VB VBA Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Consultant
8 1 (3.70%) Finance Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Financial Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) ADO
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Migration
1 11 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 9 (33.33%) Data Mapping
3 9 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Customer-Centricity
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) High Availability
7 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
7 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Android Development
8 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
8 1 (3.70%) Data Science
8 1 (3.70%) Random Forest
8 1 (3.70%) Robotic Process Automation
8 1 (3.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) C
3 4 (14.81%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 3 (11.11%) VB
4 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
6 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ACCA
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) CIMA
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) Data Quality
1 2 (7.41%) IFRS
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) CODA