Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Halifax 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 19 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)
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 27 34
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.86% 2.23% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.79% 6.85% 6.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Halifax median daily rate £405 £410 £342
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.22% +19.88% -28.00%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £369 £300
% change year-on-year -1.69% +22.92% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Halifax median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £19.50

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 Halifax with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Halifax
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 19 73 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 18.10% 32.59% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 62 22
Halifax median daily rate £403 £325 £341
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.85% -4.69% -21.61%
10th Percentile £198 £283 £265
90th Percentile £588 £444 £523
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Halifax median hourly rate - - £10.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Halifax

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Halifax

For the 6 months to 19 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 Halifax region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL