Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 94 75
Rank change year-on-year +14 -19 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 40 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.03% 1.15% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.97% 3.02% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 31
Bristol median daily rate £388 £386 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.45% -0.45% +10.71%
10th Percentile £320 £291 £180
90th Percentile £438 £608 £475
South West median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bristol median hourly rate - £22.00 -
South West median hourly rate £29.50 £16.25 £41.24
% change year-on-year +81.54% -60.60% -

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 805 662 657
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 40.78% 37.92% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 469 529
Bristol median daily rate £375 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £270 £263 £272
90th Percentile £488 £500 £486
South West median daily rate £383 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +5.52% -2.82% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 15
Bristol median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +5.56% -17.24%
10th Percentile £13.68 £25.74 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.65 £50.44 £60.10
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017, 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 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (42.50%) SQL
4 14 (35.00%) MS Access
4 14 (35.00%) Banking
5 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 12 (30.00%) SDLC
7 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
8 5 (12.50%) ActiveX
8 5 (12.50%) C#
8 5 (12.50%) .NET
9 4 (10.00%) VB
9 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (10.00%) Teradata
9 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.00%) Blue Prism
9 4 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
9 4 (10.00%) Degree
9 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
10 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
10 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
10 3 (7.50%) Validation
10 3 (7.50%) Oracle
10 3 (7.50%) ADO
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft

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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (5.00%) 3G
2 2 (5.00%) 4G
3 1 (2.50%) 2G
3 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.50%) 5G
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (35.00%) MS Access
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Billing
5 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.50%) General Ledger
5 1 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 14 (35.00%) VBA Developer
3 10 (25.00%) Analyst
4 8 (20.00%) Access Developer
4 8 (20.00%) Access VBA Developer
5 7 (17.50%) SQL Developer
6 6 (15.00%) Data Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Data Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Excel Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Teradata Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (5.00%) Designer
10 2 (5.00%) Programmer
10 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) SSIS Developer
10 2 (5.00%) VBA Programmer
11 1 (2.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) ActiveX
2 3 (7.50%) ADO
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) SDLC
2 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
3 4 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
4 3 (7.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 3 (7.50%) Validation
5 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.00%) High Availability
5 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
5 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (2.50%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.50%) Data Analytics
6 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (2.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Blue Prism
1 4 (10.00%) Teradata
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.50%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.50%) Huawei
4 1 (2.50%) IBM
4 1 (2.50%) Nokia