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 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 16 - 18
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.05% - 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% - 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £310 - £310
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 Halifax with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Halifax
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 24 21 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 32.43% 23.08% 18.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 20
Median daily rate £310 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax 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 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

VBA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 23 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 Halifax region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Data Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) VB

VBA
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP