Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 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
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 156 133 143
Rank change year-on-year -23 +10 +14
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 29 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.07% 2.62% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 21
Berkshire median daily rate £333 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.88% +6.67% -11.50%
10th Percentile £269 £313 £213
90th Percentile £423 £563 £438
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.25 - £17.63
10th Percentile £17.63 - £15.81
90th Percentile £30.48 - £20.14
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £19.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +106.41% -10.34% -22.32%

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 1,214 1,106 1,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.46% 27.75% 24.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 652 744
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £258
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 30 51
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.78% -28.13% +11.89%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.93 £13.50
90th Percentile £49.50 £48.83 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +14.29%

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 17 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

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 17 February 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 +10 8 £333 -16.88% 3
Wokingham +1 2 - -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 4 (30.77%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) VB
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SAP
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Clustering
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Test Management
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012

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:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) Power BI
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Big Data
3 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (23.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) French Language
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) VBA Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Field Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Report Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Excel Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Excel VBA Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Supply Chain Planner
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Network Planner
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Analytics
1 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Migration
1 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
1 3 (23.08%) Test Management
2 2 (15.38%) Data Analytics
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
2 2 (15.38%) Network Planning
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Demand Management
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (7.69%) Logistics
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Supply Chain Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) HP
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Tableau