Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 18 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)
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 62 63
Rank change year-on-year -30 +1 +10
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 17 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.38% 1.94% 1.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 5.80% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 22
Essex median daily rate - £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
East of England median daily rate £270 £300 £325
% change year-on-year -10.00% -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Essex median hourly rate £33.17 - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.17 - £22.50

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 Essex with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 345 293 459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 43.89% 33.41% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 195 250
Essex median daily rate £503 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.57% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £313 £239 £232
90th Percentile £600 £525 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 43 63
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.37% +8.23%
10th Percentile £26.35 £30.55 £25.40
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.95 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +4.17%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Essex

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Essex

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 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 Essex region with a requirement for VBA.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modeller
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Integrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL