Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 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)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 84 95
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.068% 0.70% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 2.19% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 3
Birmingham median daily rate - £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +42.86%
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £12.00
West Midlands median hourly rate - £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +73.08% -24.94%

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 509 456 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 34.58% 32.14% 35.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 314 380
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £540 £500 £497
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 4
Birmingham median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +29.03% +29.17%
10th Percentile £15.20 £15.00 £14.98
90th Percentile £47.50 £53.75 £38.93
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.11 £32.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year -7.37% +9.24% +15.94%

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 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 21 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for VBA.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft