The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 39 31 34
Rank change year-on-year -8 +3  
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.55% 2.84% 1.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.47% 7.52% 4.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £230 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -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 Coventry with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 81 133 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 22.25% 37.78% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 98 66
Median daily rate £400 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £29.50 £35.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.71% +55.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Coventry

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Coventry

VBA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 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 Coventry region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HOOD
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 (33.33%) SAS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
General
1 1 (33.33%) Billing
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Access Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Access VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Data Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (33.33%) HOOD
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Salesforce.com