Period
to 23 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 90 78
Rank change year-on-year -7 -12 -13
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 19 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.71% 1.11% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.66% 2.91% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 14
Bristol median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £319 £244 £279
90th Percentile £475 £425 £463
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -15.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £13.00

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 781 652 649
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 42.63% 38.02% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 425 449
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £280 £270 £263
90th Percentile £514 £523 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 17 30
Bristol median hourly rate £40.38 £41.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +5.81% +7.04%
10th Percentile £29.63 £12.68 £27.59
90th Percentile £47.88 £51.65 £52.28
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +13.51%

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 July 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 July 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 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (61.54%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) MQSeries
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Teradata
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
5 2 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) MS Access
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 (23.08%) MQSeries
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP MDG
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) MS Access
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (61.54%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
4 3 (23.08%) VBA Developer
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SAP Data Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Teradata Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
4 1 (7.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Teradata
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) SAP