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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
South West / Bristol
Rank 60 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4  
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.87% 2.25% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 6.83% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 16
Median daily rate £375 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -22.98%  

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 308 293 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 38.17% 32.92% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 197 229
Median daily rate £375 £363 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.14% +23.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Bristol

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (28.57%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
6 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) MS Access
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) SAP
7 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 2 (14.29%) ERwin
7 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 2 (14.29%) Electronics
7 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (14.29%) ETL Development

VBA
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (21.43%) MS Access
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (7.14%) QlikView
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Report Developer
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Actuary
6 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (7.14%) ETL Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SSIS Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (7.14%) SSRS Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) FMCG
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) ETL
2 4 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Stochastic Modelling
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) IFRS
1 1 (7.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
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