Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 87 97
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.37% 1.07% 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.97% 2.87% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 4
Hertfordshire median daily rate £290 £200 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.00% -23.81% -34.38%
10th Percentile £285 £110 £155
90th Percentile £295 £300 £312
East of England median daily rate £270 £300 £300
% change year-on-year -10.00% - -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £33.17 - -

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 616 522 535
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 38.45% 37.07% 34.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 303 258
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £395 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +3.27% +9.29%
10th Percentile £285 £226 £244
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 30 29
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £24.50 £48.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.48% +38.57% +75.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £36.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £42.00 £53.95 £42.75
East of England median hourly rate £40.50 £41.06 £37.50
% change year-on-year -1.37% +9.50% +0.67%

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 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 11 December 2017. 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
Hemel Hempstead +2 1 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
VBA
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) MS Access
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (33.33%) MDX
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) REST
4 2 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Cognos
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

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 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) MS Access
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SSAS Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Insight Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Report Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) MDX
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 2 (33.33%) Database Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) ETL
1 2 (33.33%) ETL Development
1 2 (33.33%) Inmon Methodology
1 2 (33.33%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
4 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Cognos
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Prism
3 1 (16.67%) Tableau
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata