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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 83 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.71% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 2.20% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 10
Median daily rate £450 £425 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +214.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.64% +7.77%  

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 616 500 661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 40.13% 32.22% 40.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 323 421
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 10
Median hourly rate £50.00 £44.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +131.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £14.73 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £54.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Northamptonshire +1 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Derbyshire - 4 £438 -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -2 1 - -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (35.48%) Finance
6 9 (29.03%) VB6
6 9 (29.03%) VB
6 9 (29.03%) C#
6 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
7 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
7 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
7 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (22.58%) Metadata Management
8 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
8 7 (22.58%) SAP
8 7 (22.58%) Classic ASP
8 7 (22.58%) Banking
9 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (12.90%) MS Access
10 4 (12.90%) Unix
10 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (9.68%) Base SAS
11 3 (9.68%) QlikView
11 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
11 3 (9.68%) Oracle
11 3 (9.68%) SAS

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 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (22.58%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (9.68%) SAS
4 2 (6.45%) IIS
4 2 (6.45%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (12.90%) MS Access
6 3 (9.68%) Base SAS
6 3 (9.68%) QlikView
7 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.23%) DB2
7 1 (3.23%) Informix
7 1 (3.23%) OLAP
7 1 (3.23%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
7 1 (3.23%) Power BI
7 1 (3.23%) PowerPivot
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (74.19%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) T-SQL Developer
6 3 (9.68%) SAS Developer
6 3 (9.68%) VBA Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Access Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Statistician
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) Classic ASP
3 3 (9.68%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) MDX
4 1 (3.23%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) Metadata Management
2 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Analytics
3 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Process Improvement
3 2 (6.45%) Time Management
3 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.23%) ANOVA
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analytics
4 1 (3.23%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (3.23%) ETL
4 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.23%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (3.23%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) VB
2 9 (29.03%) VB6
3 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
4 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) R
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.23%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Samba
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (22.58%) SAP
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Minitab
4 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau