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 3 months to 27 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)
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 - 50
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.25% - 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% - 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -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 Essex with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 191 146 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 46.93% 31.95% 40.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 89 95
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 29
Median hourly rate £37.00 £47.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.10% +20.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £36.50 £32.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Essex

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 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
Billericay - 1 - -
VBA
East of England

VBA
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Essex region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) MOS
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) MS Access
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix

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 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix