Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 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
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 99 107 88
Rank change year-on-year +8 -19 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.00% 0.88% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 2.00% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 14
Bristol median daily rate £430 £429 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.29% +0.88% +25.00%
10th Percentile £307 £331 £283
90th Percentile £486 £494 £519
South West median daily rate £410 £425 £359
% change year-on-year -3.53% +18.55% -10.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £26.00 - -

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 748 900 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 41.42% 43.88% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 645 474
Bristol median daily rate £425 £438 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.54% +7.99%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £525
South West median daily rate £450 £433 £400
% change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 11
Bristol median hourly rate £42.00 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +80.00% -33.77%
10th Percentile £18.03 £35.63 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £64.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +16.88% -3.75%

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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020, 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 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) MS Access
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) QlikView
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (27.78%) Power BI
6 5 (27.78%) Power Platform
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) C#
8 3 (16.67%) Python
8 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
9 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
9 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
9 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
9 2 (11.11%) Windows
9 2 (11.11%) Linux
9 2 (11.11%) Java

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 (5.56%) Confluence
1 1 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MS Access
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (27.78%) Power BI
3 5 (27.78%) QlikView
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.56%) Data Lake
6 1 (5.56%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (22.22%) QlikView Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) VBA Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Validation Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Business Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior IT Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Decision-Making
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Planning and Forecasting
5 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (5.56%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Software Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) C#
2 3 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) Google
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Tableau