Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 August 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 86 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +23
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.53% 0.083% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.41% 0.20% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Cambridgeshire median daily rate - £125 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -61.54% -
East of England median daily rate £295 £405 £300
% change year-on-year -27.16% +35.00% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £33.25 £27.00
% change year-on-year - +23.14% +42.11%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 427 499 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 38.02% 41.31% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 242 315
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £284 £231 £275
90th Percentile £528 £475 £506
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24.55 £32.75 £26.60
90th Percentile £48.25 £48.00 £49.63
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £37.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year +12.58% -4.43% +5.33%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Cambridgeshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Cambridgeshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Cambridgeshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. 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
Cambridge 0 4 - - 1
VBA
East of England

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

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 3 (50.00%) JD Edwards
3 3 (50.00%) LIMS
3 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (16.67%) Documentum
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
5 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Big Data
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Migration

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (16.67%) Documentum
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle