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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 62 46
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16  
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.06% 0.82% 2.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.86% 2.30% 7.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 27
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.64% +7.77%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 315 304 349
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 37.19% 35.76% 38.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 209 287
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 5
Median hourly rate £48.50 £39.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.35% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.85 £29.55 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.95 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing VBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) ETL
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
6 3 (18.75%) MS Access
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) ETL Development
7 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (12.50%) SDLC
7 2 (12.50%) ActiveX
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Practice Management
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) Billing
7 2 (12.50%) Law
7 2 (12.50%) Legal
8 1 (6.25%) Validation
8 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
8 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) General Ledger

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 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (6.25%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (18.75%) MS Access
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (6.25%) QlikView
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ERwin
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Billing
2 2 (12.50%) Law
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) VBA Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Excel Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Report Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) ActiveX
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ADO
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ETL
1 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
2 3 (18.75%) ETL Development
3 2 (12.50%) Practice Management
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Huawei
3 1 (6.25%) Nokia
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
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