The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / East Midlands
Rank 81 83 77
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6  
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.22% 0.87% 1.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.84% 2.86% 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 11
Median daily rate £438 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £294 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £8.63 - -
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 634 489 564
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 42.84% 30.32% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 308 331
Median daily rate £350 £333 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 12
Median hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.53 £11.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £40.00 £36.60
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in the East Midlands

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in the East Midlands

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in the East Midlands

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 10 £438 -
Northamptonshire -7 5 £200 -46.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £240 +14.28% 2
Leicestershire - 1 £350 - 1
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
4 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
7 6 (20.69%) VB
7 6 (20.69%) Banking
8 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
8 5 (17.24%) Unix
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (13.79%) MS Access
9 4 (13.79%) C#
9 4 (13.79%) .NET
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) VB6
10 3 (10.34%) Data Management
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle
10 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
10 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.34%) SAS
10 3 (10.34%) Base SAS
10 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
11 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (6.90%) K2 blackpearl

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 3 (10.34%) SAS
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
3 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (13.79%) MS Access
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (10.34%) Base SAS
7 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.90%) Informix
8 1 (3.45%) DB2
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP
8 1 (3.45%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (3.45%) Pentaho
8 1 (3.45%) Power BI
8 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
8 1 (3.45%) QlikView
8 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 6 (20.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Developer
2 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Developer
3 4 (13.79%) VBA Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SAS Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior SQL Developer
4 3 (10.34%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (10.34%) T-SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Access Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Database Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) MDX
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (10.34%) Data Management
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.90%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.90%) Workflow
4 1 (3.45%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) Data Security
4 1 (3.45%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
4 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.45%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.45%) Logistic Regression
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.45%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (68.97%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) VB
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (13.79%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) VB6
5 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.45%) C++
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) R
7 1 (3.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) SAP
4 1 (3.45%) Minitab
4 1 (3.45%) ServiceNow