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 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Halifax 4.11% 3.40% 1.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.00% 11.11% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £405 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.64% +7.77%  

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 25 45 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 34.25% 30.61% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 31 10
Median daily rate £375 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +49.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £312 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £447 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Data Management
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (16.67%) SAP
5 1 (16.67%) VB

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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
1 2 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Management
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) SAP