Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 September 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)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 - 70
Rank change year-on-year - +70 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.16% - 0.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £375 - -
North West median daily rate £306 £353 £350
% change year-on-year -13.19% +0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Lancashire median hourly rate - - £12.17
North West median hourly rate - - £28.84

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 Lancashire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 234 143 308
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 37.14% 24.91% 40.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 87 189
Lancashire median daily rate £472 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £268 £260 £263
90th Percentile £574 £615 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £40.13 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.31% +10.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £13.44 £36.38 £14.35
90th Percentile £43.00 £44.00 £42.50
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £39.13 £28.50
% change year-on-year -10.54% +37.28% -22.97%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Lancashire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Lancashire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Lancashire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 September 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
Blackpool - 1 £375 -
VBA
North West

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Node.js
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SFIA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat