Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 80 100 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 -7 -18
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.53% 0.38% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.63% 1.07% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Birmingham median daily rate £388 £329 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.87% -26.94% -
10th Percentile £307 £185 £425
90th Percentile £450 £477 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £305 £450
% change year-on-year +22.95% -32.22% +10.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £12.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £27.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +125.00% -

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 430 563 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.77% 35.19% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 386 327
Birmingham median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £289 £244 £270
90th Percentile £558 £569 £530
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 5
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% +148.28%
10th Percentile £15.25 £14.95 £17.68
90th Percentile £45.00 £53.75 £41.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £32.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% +31.00% -2.57%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
3 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (14.29%) Power BI
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing

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:

Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Multichannel Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Alteryx
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) SAP
1 1 (14.29%) Tableau