Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 20 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)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 55 81
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26 -13
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.14% 0.65% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.29% 1.21% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Cambridge median daily rate £250 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.08% - -
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £250 £325 -
% change year-on-year -23.08% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 341 330 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.85% 53.57% 53.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 178 339
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £289 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £479 £478
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £353 £375
% change year-on-year +6.38% -6.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 36 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.25% -17.86%
10th Percentile £33.00 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £70.00 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.84% -4.12%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Cambridge

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Cambridge

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VBA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL