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 30 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 121 123
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.23% 0.28% 0.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.89% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £563 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +13.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.49 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.53% -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 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 826 788 916
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 38.82% 31.34% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 463 496
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 51 61
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.45 £18.85 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 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 30 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
Hertfordshire 0 3 - - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £563 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (25.00%) Validation
3 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (8.33%) SAML
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) Tcl
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
5 1 (8.33%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server

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 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Database Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Desktop Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Report Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) UML Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) UML Architect
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) FastCGI
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) OAuth
1 1 (8.33%) OAuth2
1 1 (8.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) OO
2 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (8.33%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
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