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 3 months to 26 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 of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 114 114
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.56% 0.64% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 1.83% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 23
Median daily rate £428 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.50% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £110 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.42% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £27.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.40% +42.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% -  

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 of England with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 936 872 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 40.22% 34.89% 35.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 511 645
Median daily rate £408 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 64 60
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.80 £27.00 £20.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.78 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in the East of England

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 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
Essex -18 7 £450 +50.00% 1
Hertfordshire -3 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £125 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Service Management
3 6 (35.29%) ITSM
3 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (35.29%) ITIL
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
4 3 (17.65%) Java
4 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
4 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (11.76%) Validation
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) MS Access
5 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
5 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Data Management
5 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) Wiki
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Data Migration

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:

Applications
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (35.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MS Access
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.88%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Database Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Java Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Report Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) VBA Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Data Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Service Improvement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UML Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) UML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.88%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) ITSM
1 6 (35.29%) Service Management
2 3 (17.65%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Data Entry
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Process Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Teradata
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