Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 22 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 56 77
Rank change year-on-year -4 +21 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.33% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.91% 1.48% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Cardiff median daily rate £363 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £286 £163 £315
90th Percentile £449 £338 £345
South Wales median daily rate £300 £325 £330
% change year-on-year -7.69% -1.52% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - £17.15

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 Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 220 203 411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 35.89% 36.38% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 149 337
Cardiff median daily rate £365 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +11.94% -4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £210 £219
90th Percentile £463 £550 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.75 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.13% +196.30% -44.33%
10th Percentile £14.75 £25.20 £10.09
90th Percentile £30.83 £40.00 £20.75
South Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £55.00 £18.11
% change year-on-year -65.45% +203.74% +13.17%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Cardiff

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Cardiff

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for VBA.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle