Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 24 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 East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 102 118
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.76% 0.23% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.95% 0.71% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £650 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.97% +1.54% +15.56%
South East median daily rate £313 £375 £363
% change year-on-year -16.67% +3.45% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 - £22.50
10th Percentile £18.50 - £21.25
90th Percentile £53.90 - £23.75
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £21.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -5.81% -4.44% -23.40%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 922 561 839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.90% 32.26% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 279 410
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £292 £263 £232
90th Percentile £525 £500 £510
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £50.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.80% +7.33% +7.14%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBA in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VBA in Buckinghamshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -15 8 £650 +85.71% 2
Aylesbury +6 6 - -
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
4 10 (55.56%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
6 7 (38.89%) QlikView
7 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
7 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
7 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
7 6 (33.33%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Data Management
7 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (33.33%) Java
7 6 (33.33%) Oracle
7 6 (33.33%) Teradata
7 6 (33.33%) SAS
7 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (33.33%) Data Lineage
8 5 (27.78%) VB
8 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
8 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
8 5 (27.78%) PowerPivot
9 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
9 4 (22.22%) Data Extraction
9 4 (22.22%) Market Risk
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
9 4 (22.22%) RAD
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (33.33%) SAS
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) QlikView
3 5 (27.78%) PowerPivot
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.11%) OLAP
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) SAS Business Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Excel Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
4 4 (22.22%) Systems Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Report Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Reporting Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
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
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Market Risk
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (33.33%) Data Governance
2 6 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 6 (33.33%) Data Lineage
2 6 (33.33%) Data Management
3 5 (27.78%) Data Analysis
4 4 (22.22%) Asset Management
4 4 (22.22%) Data Extraction
4 4 (22.22%) Investment Management
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) RAD
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (16.67%) ETL
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) VB
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (33.33%) Teradata
3 2 (11.11%) Cognos
3 2 (11.11%) SAP