Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 88 74
Rank change year-on-year -1 -14 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.81% 0.94% 1.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 2.44% 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 20
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £216 £298
90th Percentile £488 £436 £463
South West median daily rate £319 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £22.75

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 669 616 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 38.85% 38.48% 34.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 443 412 418
Bristol median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £268 £263
90th Percentile £513 £543 £455
South West median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 32
Bristol median hourly rate £38.63 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.96% +4.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £26.25 £14.13 £29.05
90th Percentile £47.63 £48.75 £52.48
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% +16.67%

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (28.57%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Degree
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
6 2 (14.29%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Blue Prism
7 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
7 1 (7.14%) SAP MDG
7 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree

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 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP MDG
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 4 (28.57%) VBA Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Robotic Process Automation
2 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Blue Prism
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata