Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 90 82
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8 +13
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 0.22% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 0.61% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% - -22.58%
10th Percentile £413 £300 £163
90th Percentile £438 £300 £488
East of England median daily rate £263 £300 £250
% change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -31.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 - -

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 579 492 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.74% 36.63% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 307 223
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% +9.68% +8.39%
10th Percentile £291 £250 £245
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 35
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +15.85% +13.89%
10th Percentile £10.63 £36.25 £13.00
90th Percentile £44.38 £53.75 £52.25
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £41.25 £39.00
% change year-on-year +1.82% +5.77% +4.00%

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 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 23 February 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
Watford -15 1 £425 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
VBA
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Cognos
2 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) MDX
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (40.00%) ETL Development
2 2 (40.00%) Power BI
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016

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 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) Power BI
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SSAS Developer
1 2 (40.00%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) MDX
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Database Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) ETL Development
1 2 (40.00%) Inmon Methodology
1 2 (40.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau