Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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 of England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 154 170
Rank change year-on-year -41 +16 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 43 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.27% 0.88% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.70% 2.24% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 33 28
East of England median daily rate £270 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £231 £128 £153
90th Percentile £293 £438 £429
England median daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £33.17 - £22.50
10th Percentile £22.62 - £21.25
90th Percentile £33.31 - £23.75
England median hourly rate £24.49 £16.66 £22.00
% change year-on-year +47.01% -24.30% -2.22%

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 2002 1920 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 38.79% 39.40% 38.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 1132 1287
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £250
90th Percentile £575 £536 £500
England median daily rate £462 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.71% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 138 168
East of England median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £15.89 £27.89 £20.70
90th Percentile £53.38 £52.88 £50.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +21.79%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 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
Hertfordshire -17 8 £290 +54.67% 4
Essex -28 3 - -
Suffolk +10 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -16 1 £250 -23.08% 2
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 of England region with a requirement for VBA.

1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) MS Access
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) ETL
7 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) IBM
7 2 (14.29%) Cognos
7 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (14.29%) ERP
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) Service Management
7 2 (14.29%) ITSM
7 2 (14.29%) VBScript
7 2 (14.29%) Windows
7 2 (14.29%) Python
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) MDX
7 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
7 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation 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:

Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) MS Access
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (14.29%) Power BI
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SSAS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modeller
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Report Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Integrator
4 1 (7.14%) Teradata Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) MDX
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) Analytics
2 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 2 (14.29%) Database Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) ERP
2 2 (14.29%) ETL
2 2 (14.29%) ETL Development
2 2 (14.29%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 2 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Release Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.14%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Teradata
3 1 (7.14%) Blue Prism
3 1 (7.14%) Tableau