Period
to 15 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a VBA Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 227 215
Rank change year-on-year -4 -12 +2
Contract jobs requiring a VBA Developer 21 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.45% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.47% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 31 13
City of London median daily rate £450 £515 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.62% +28.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £219 £275 £270
90th Percentile £494 £618 £436
Central London median daily rate £400 £500 £388
% change year-on-year -20.00% +29.03% -13.89%
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 6,462 6,743 5,897
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.41% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,058 5,358 4,682
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 98 72
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.25 £17.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.08% -9.43% -7.99%
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £34.95 £31.00 £54.51
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.05 £17.47
% change year-on-year +3.60% +3.32% -10.41%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019, 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 21 (100.00%) VBA
2 20 (95.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (61.90%) SQL
4 12 (57.14%) Finance
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
5 8 (38.10%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 7 (33.33%) Python
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) MS Access
7 6 (28.57%) Migration
7 6 (28.57%) Front Office
7 6 (28.57%) Equities
7 6 (28.57%) Derivative
8 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
9 4 (19.05%) .NET
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
9 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (19.05%) Tableau
9 4 (19.05%) Prototyping
9 4 (19.05%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
10 3 (14.29%) FactSet
10 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (14.29%) R
10 3 (14.29%) Time 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:

Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (19.05%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) MS Access
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) JIRA
2 2 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Front Office
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.76%) Middleware
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 6 (28.57%) Derivative
2 6 (28.57%) Equities
3 3 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
4 2 (9.52%) Reinsurance
5 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Podcast
5 1 (4.76%) Tandem
5 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Asset Management
2 4 (19.05%) Prototyping
2 4 (19.05%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) EAM
4 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.52%) Reference Data Management
4 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Structured Programming
5 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.76%) Data Science
5 1 (4.76%) Open Source
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Attribution
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Measurement
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) VBA
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 7 (33.33%) Python
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) R
7 2 (9.52%) VB
8 1 (4.76%) Java
8 1 (4.76%) Perl
8 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Tableau
3 3 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 3 (14.29%) FactSet
4 1 (4.76%) CODA
4 1 (4.76%) GoldenSource
4 1 (4.76%) Sybase