Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 20 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 71 85
Rank change year-on-year -26 +14 -23
Contract jobs citing VBA 30 41 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.45% 2.16% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.31% 5.53% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 12
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +8.30% -10.65%
10th Percentile £238 £307 £289
90th Percentile £550 £438 £463
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.69% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bristol median hourly rate - - £22.00
South West median hourly rate - £29.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year - +126.92% -68.48%

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 Bristol with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 907 742 656
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 43.71% 39.14% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 486 465
Bristol median daily rate £414 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £270 £263
90th Percentile £525 £500 £488
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +13.33% +5.63% -4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 18 23
Bristol median hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +14.86% +2.78%
10th Percentile £35.08 £13.79 £26.03
90th Percentile £49.63 £52.80 £49.00
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £41.15 £39.75
% change year-on-year +3.28% +3.52% +1.27%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Bristol

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Bristol

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Bristol over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Bristol

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VBA.

1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (50.00%) Finance
3 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (46.67%) MS Access
5 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
7 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (20.00%) Banking
9 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
10 4 (13.33%) Validation
10 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (13.33%) Teradata
11 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 3 (10.00%) IBM
11 3 (10.00%) Windows
11 3 (10.00%) VB
11 3 (10.00%) .NET
11 3 (10.00%) C#
11 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (10.00%) SDLC
11 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
12 2 (6.67%) IT Governance

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) 4G
1 2 (6.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.33%) 3G
2 1 (3.33%) 3GPP
2 1 (3.33%) 5G
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (46.67%) MS Access
3 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) VBA Developer
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Access Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (16.67%) Access VBA Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Teradata Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Excel Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.67%) SSRS Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (3.33%) Integration Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) ActiveX
3 1 (3.33%) ADO
3 1 (3.33%) Ajax
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) HTML5
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.33%) Validation
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.00%) SDLC
3 3 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Analytics
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) IT Governance
4 2 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Data Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (3.33%) Data Validation
5 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.00%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) VB
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Teradata
3 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 2 (6.67%) Cognizant
5 1 (3.33%) Huawei
5 1 (3.33%) Nokia
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Pega
5 1 (3.33%) Tableau
5 1 (3.33%) VMware