Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 124 105
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 +7
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.44% 0.92% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 2.50% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 24
East Midlands median daily rate £345 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.82% +30.77% -
10th Percentile £319 £173 £120
90th Percentile £409 £475 £455
England median daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £24.49 £16.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year +47.01% -25.98% +2.27%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1203 1200 1079
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 38.11% 36.61% 33.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 775 677
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £488
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 16 23
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +112.33% -47.86%
10th Percentile £13.10 £13.69 £11.35
90th Percentile £58.00 £62.75 £43.45
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
Derbyshire -11 5 - - 1
Nottinghamshire +1 3 £345 -
Leicestershire -3 3 £363 -
Northamptonshire -5 2 - -
VBA
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (14.29%) Retail
6 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) IIS
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (14.29%) SAP
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
6 2 (14.29%) Internet
6 2 (14.29%) ETL
6 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (14.29%) MS Access
6 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

VBA
Co-occurring 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 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (14.29%) IIS
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.14%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Informix
2 1 (7.14%) QlikView
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 2 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Applications Support
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Data Quality Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) Classic ASP
2 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) Metadata Management
2 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 6 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.14%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) DBS Check
2 1 (7.14%) MCSD
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) OCP
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) QA
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Nintex