Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 23 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 97 80
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.69% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 0.84% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 5
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £519 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.89% +15.28% +95.65%
10th Percentile £190 £502 £278
90th Percentile £476 £551 £483
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £390 £387
% change year-on-year -16.67% +0.84% +31.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - £12.00 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £22.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +73.08% -13.33% -25.93%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 504 592 409
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.60% 38.92% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 374 253
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +8.15%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £239
90th Percentile £500 £521 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% +58.23% -12.50%
10th Percentile £14.40 £16.30 £11.75
90th Percentile £53.75 £40.10 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £24.25 £27.08
% change year-on-year +28.87% -10.45% +23.09%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Birmingham

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBA in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Birmingham

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Birmingham

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VBA.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (27.27%) MS Access
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Automotive
5 2 (18.18%) Informatica
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) SAS
5 2 (18.18%) SMS
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) PHP
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) .NET
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Query Studio
5 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (18.18%) SAS
1 2 (18.18%) ThingWorx
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MS Access
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Query Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos Report Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
3 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Manufacturing
3 2 (18.18%) Automotive
3 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Informatica Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) UX Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Informatica Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) MI Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) WCF
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
2 2 (18.18%) SCADA
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 1 (9.09%) Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
2 1 (9.09%) Product Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) PHP
2 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Cognos
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle