Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 81 96 87
Rank change year-on-year +15 -9 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.63% 0.26% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.91% 0.68% 1.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 - £200
10th Percentile £269 - £136
90th Percentile £494 - £283
East of England median daily rate £425 £243 £300
% change year-on-year +75.36% -19.17% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -
East of England median hourly rate £19.50 £26.58 -
% change year-on-year -26.64% - -

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 471 589 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 32.91% 38.22% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 318 308
Hertfordshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £556 £588 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +5.45% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 33
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £45.00 £24.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +83.67% -48.42% +26.67%
10th Percentile £18.85 £10.63 £36.47
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.75 £53.75
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £42.20
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.03% +8.21%

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 19 January 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 19 January 2019. 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 +5 3 £401 -
Watford - 3 £200 -
Stevenage - 1 - -
VBA
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) OLAP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
3 2 (22.22%) Tableau
3 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
3 2 (22.22%) Go
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) MongoDB
1 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
1 2 (22.22%) OLAP
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
1 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Lead
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Electrical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VBA Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (22.22%) Antivirus Management
1 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Critical Thinking
1 2 (22.22%) Data Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) ETL
1 2 (22.22%) Software Deployment
1 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) Go
2 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Tcl
3 1 (11.11%) VB
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Tableau