Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 19 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 97 103
Rank change year-on-year +22 +6 -12
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.06% 0.14% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.48% 0.39% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 9
Cheshire median daily rate £335 £306 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.39% -14.34% +43.00%
10th Percentile £297 £273 £273
90th Percentile £441 £334 £420
North West median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - £17.50 £27.24
% change year-on-year - -35.76% +80.88%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 402 508 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 30.34% 34.70% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 376 458
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £275 £269 £268
90th Percentile £525 £499 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Cheshire median hourly rate £31.00 £21.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.62% -40.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26.50 £11.85 £13.00
90th Percentile £38.75 £36.05 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £29.01 £37.50
% change year-on-year +37.87% -22.63% +31.87%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Cheshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Cheshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Cheshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Cheshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Chester - 4 £388 -
Crewe - 3 £335 -
Warrington +19 1 £290 -5.31%
VBA
North West

For the 6 months to 19 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Workflow
2 8 (57.14%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 6 (42.86%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 2 (14.29%) SAS
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) ProC
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
7 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (14.29%) PROC SQL
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
7 2 (14.29%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) SAS Visual Analytics

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (21.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) G Suite
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Base SAS
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 2 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (14.29%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (14.29%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) BigQuery
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) ProC
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Automotive
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Planning Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Resource Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Resource Planning Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Resource Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Resource Controller
4 2 (14.29%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Project Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
1 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (57.14%) Workflow
3 7 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (42.86%) Demand Forecasting
4 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Transformation
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Infographics
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (14.29%) Swim Lanes
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Business Development
6 1 (7.14%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (7.14%) Scenario Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PROC SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SAS Macro
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Google Apps Script
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Google