The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 81 82 81
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.69% 1.12% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 2.51% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 10
Median daily rate £440 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +30.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £268 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £467 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -22.98%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 535 638 602
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 53.02% 44.74% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 464 412
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £20.75 £9.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.55% -74.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing VBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Leeds

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Leeds

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Leeds over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Leeds

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Leeds

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for VBA.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
4 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (41.18%) Data Mining
6 6 (35.29%) SAS
6 6 (35.29%) Project Management
6 6 (35.29%) MS Access
6 6 (35.29%) ActiveX
6 6 (35.29%) SAP
6 6 (35.29%) Finance
6 6 (35.29%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (29.41%) Database Theory
7 5 (29.41%) Big Data
7 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (29.41%) DAO
7 5 (29.41%) ADO
7 5 (29.41%) VB
7 5 (29.41%) CRM
7 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
8 4 (23.53%) Statistics
8 4 (23.53%) Operations Research
8 4 (23.53%) Stata
9 3 (17.65%) Data Management
9 3 (17.65%) NHS
9 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (17.65%) Economics

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 6 (35.29%) SAS
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) GeoServer
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) Stata
3 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Data Mining
2 6 (35.29%) MS Access
3 5 (29.41%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (11.76%) QlikView
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Business Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Excel Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (11.76%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (11.76%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Access Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) ActiveX
2 5 (29.41%) ADO
2 5 (29.41%) DAO
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) NHS
3 2 (11.76%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (35.29%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (35.29%) Project Management
4 5 (29.41%) CRM
4 5 (29.41%) Data Modelling
4 5 (29.41%) Database Theory
4 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Operations Research
5 4 (23.53%) Statistics
6 3 (17.65%) Data Management
6 3 (17.65%) Economics
6 3 (17.65%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Contingency Planning
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
7 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
7 2 (11.76%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (11.76%) CCA
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) ESRI