Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a VBA Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

VBA Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 236 224
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 +18
Contract jobs requiring a VBA Developer 28 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.40% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 17
City of London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £363
90th Percentile £713 £637 £543
Central London median daily rate £525 £544 £500
% change year-on-year -3.45% +8.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,637 6,468 6,497
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.96% 95.27% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,242 5,022 5,207
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £498 £463
% change year-on-year +0.50% +7.57% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 87 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £11.30
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.30 £49.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £17.50
% change year-on-year +0.05% +6.80% -2.78%

VBA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured VBA Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for VBA Developer in the City of London

VBA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBA Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA Developer in the City of London

VBA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA Developer in the City of London

VBA Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA Developer in the City of London

VBA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, VBA Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring VBA Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) VBA
2 26 (92.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (71.43%) Finance
4 19 (67.86%) SQL
5 17 (60.71%) C#
6 13 (46.43%) Front Office
7 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
8 11 (39.29%) Spreadsheet
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
9 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (32.14%) Python
11 8 (28.57%) .NET
12 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (25.00%) XML
13 6 (21.43%) Banking
13 6 (21.43%) Derivative
14 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
14 5 (17.86%) Fixed Income
14 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
15 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
15 4 (14.29%) MS Access
15 4 (14.29%) Windows
15 4 (14.29%) Equities
15 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
15 4 (14.29%) Subversion
16 3 (10.71%) Data Management
16 3 (10.71%) Maven
16 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management

VBA Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (39.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (14.29%) MS Access
5 3 (10.71%) Power BI
6 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP
6 1 (3.57%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (3.57%) QlikView
6 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Subversion
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Maven
2 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) MSTest
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (71.43%) Finance
2 13 (46.43%) Front Office
3 6 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 7 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.57%) RESTful
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Derivative
2 5 (17.86%) Fixed Income
3 4 (14.29%) Equities
4 3 (10.71%) Market Risk
4 3 (10.71%) Reference Data
4 3 (10.71%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.57%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
2 5 (17.86%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.86%) Process Improvement
3 4 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.29%) Investment Management
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (10.71%) Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.71%) RAD
4 3 (10.71%) Reference Data Management
4 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
4 3 (10.71%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.71%) Structured Programming
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
5 2 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (100.00%) VBA
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 17 (60.71%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) R
5 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PMO
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
2 2 (7.14%) FactSet
2 2 (7.14%) Tableau
3 1 (3.57%) Sybase