Period
to 15 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 15 October 2018 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 94 73
Rank change year-on-year +4 -21 +29
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.41% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.84% 1.05% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £290 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.31% +54.67% -28.57%
10th Percentile £248 £285 £110
90th Percentile £515 £295 £458
East of England median daily rate £295 £405 £300
% change year-on-year -27.16% +35.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.50 - -
East of England median hourly rate £18.50 £33.17 £27.00
% change year-on-year -44.22% +22.83% +42.11%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 544 572 505
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 34.21% 38.70% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 312 274
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.30% +8.07% +3.45%
10th Percentile £260 £278 £225
90th Percentile £556 £576 £525
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 29
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £46.50 £16.81 £49.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.70% -66.05% +48.87%
10th Percentile £14.55 £14.55 £20.00
90th Percentile £54.00 £42.83 £54.15
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.25% - +6.67%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Hertfordshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Hertfordshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Hertfordshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Hertfordshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City -15 2 £330 -
Watford - 2 - - 2
Hatfield - 1 £180 -
Hitchin - 1 £500 -
Stevenage - 1 £375 -
VBA
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) OLAP
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) MS Access
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (20.00%) FMCG
5 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Change Control
5 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (20.00%) MS Access
2 2 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (20.00%) OLAP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) IT Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Antivirus Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
2 2 (20.00%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (20.00%) Data Architecture
2 2 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Office Automation
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (10.00%) Data Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Go
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (20.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Cognos
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau