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 3 months to 29 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 68 69
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.88% 0.96% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.92% 3.05% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 7
Median daily rate £400 £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +66.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £302 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.49 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.53% -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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 308 328 366
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 29.96% 31.45% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 191 201
Median daily rate £363 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.68% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £29.10 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -9 3 - - 1
Iver - 3 £400 -
Marlow - 2 £150 -
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
2 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Access
2 4 (36.36%) Business Development
2 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (27.27%) Data Extraction
3 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) R
3 3 (27.27%) PowerPivot
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall

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:

Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MS Access
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 3 (27.27%) PowerPivot
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Chief Technology Officer
2 4 (36.36%) Excel Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Product Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Report Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Product Manager
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Data Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripter
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Business Development
3 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (27.27%) Data Extraction
4 2 (18.18%) Document Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (27.27%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft