Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 84 70
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 38 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.02% 1.15% 2.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 3.06% 5.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 32
Bristol median daily rate £400 £330 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -14.84% +10.71%
10th Percentile £304 £222 £305
90th Percentile £438 £458 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £22.00 -
South West median hourly rate £29.50 £22.00 £41.24
% change year-on-year +34.09% -46.65% -

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 767 589 617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.75% 37.78% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 502 409 464
Bristol median daily rate £375 £360 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £269
90th Percentile £494 £532 £488
South West median daily rate £400 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +9.59% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 18 23
Bristol median hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +2.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £13.56 £19.64 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.20 £52.50
South West median hourly rate £39.00 £39.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year -1.27% -4.82% +18.57%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VBA.

1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (47.37%) Banking
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
5 14 (36.84%) MS Access
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Excel
6 11 (28.95%) SDLC
7 8 (21.05%) Robotic Process Automation
8 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (18.42%) Degree
9 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
9 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
9 6 (15.79%) C#
9 6 (15.79%) .NET
9 6 (15.79%) Blue Prism
10 5 (13.16%) ActiveX
10 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
10 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 5 (13.16%) Validation
11 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.53%) Teradata
11 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (7.89%) VB
12 3 (7.89%) ADO
12 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
12 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
12 3 (7.89%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements

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 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.26%) 3G
2 2 (5.26%) 4G
3 1 (2.63%) 2G
3 1 (2.63%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.63%) 5G
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (36.84%) MS Access
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
General
1 26 (68.42%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 28 (73.68%) Developer
2 14 (36.84%) VBA Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Analyst
4 7 (18.42%) Access Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Access VBA Developer
4 7 (18.42%) SQL Developer
5 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) SQL Data Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Teradata Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Designer
8 2 (5.26%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Programmer
8 2 (5.26%) SSIS Developer
8 2 (5.26%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) ActiveX
3 3 (7.89%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) SDLC
2 8 (21.05%) Robotic Process Automation
3 6 (15.79%) Mathematics
4 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) Validation
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) High Availability
7 2 (5.26%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) ETL
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) UML
8 1 (2.63%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 3 (7.89%) VB
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Blue Prism
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (10.53%) Teradata
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
5 1 (2.63%) Huawei
5 1 (2.63%) Nokia
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle