Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 January 2022 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 of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 129 97 141
Rank change year-on-year -32 +44 +43
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 2 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 0.61% 0.14% 0.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 0.36% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 21
10th Percentile £258 £282 £184
25th Percentile £305 £287 £191
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £307 £250
Median % change year-on-year +22.34% +22.61% -41.21%
75th Percentile £490 £328 £420
90th Percentile £540 £334 £450
England median daily rate £450 £428 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.59% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £15.03 - -
25th Percentile £19.11 - £28.25
Median hourly rate £25.93 - £28.50
75th Percentile £32.74 - £28.75
90th Percentile £36.83 - -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +16.67%

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 of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 832 561 1,267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.68% 38.64% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 340 787
10th Percentile £285 £256 £300
25th Percentile £363 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £438 £425
Median % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.30%
75th Percentile £563 £525 £500
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
England median daily rate £550 £485 £485
% change year-on-year +13.40% - +1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 55
10th Percentile £16.13 £18.91 £20.20
25th Percentile £37.48 £31.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate £49.00 £42.75 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +14.62% -5.00% +1.12%
75th Percentile £58.75 £50.00 £49.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £52.75 £51.00
England median hourly rate £49.00 £42.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +15.29% -3.41% +3.82%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBA in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBA in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBA in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing VBA in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Hertfordshire -14 6 £375 +15.38% 5
Essex - 6 £310 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £500 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (46.67%) ETL
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) MySQL
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (33.33%) Python
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
6 3 (20.00%) HBase
6 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (20.00%) HDFS
6 3 (20.00%) Talend
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
6 3 (20.00%) Data Extraction
6 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 3 (20.00%) Pentaho
6 3 (20.00%) Scala
6 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 3 (20.00%) Azure
6 3 (20.00%) AWS
6 3 (20.00%) Confluence
6 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) SAS
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Smart View
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) HFM
1 1 (6.67%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Azure
2 2 (13.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (20.00%) Electronic Patient Records
3 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (20.00%) HBase
3 3 (20.00%) Pentaho
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (13.33%) Power BI
4 2 (13.33%) Qlik Sense
4 2 (13.33%) QlikView
4 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (13.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Bitbucket
1 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Public Sector
3 1 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Electrical Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.67%) Life Science
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) ETL
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Requirements Gathering
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
2 5 (33.33%) Python
3 4 (26.67%) C#
4 3 (20.00%) HiveQL
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) R
4 3 (20.00%) Scala
4 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Bash
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) Tcl
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Accessibility
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Informatica
2 3 (20.00%) Sage
2 3 (20.00%) Talend
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Hyperion