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 3 months to 30 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 59 64
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire - 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.38% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 237 261 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.89% 41.17% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 139 141
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £307 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £50.00 £43.25
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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) FastCGI
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory

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 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) FastCGI
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth
1 1 (100.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Tcl
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory