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 23 June 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 95 92
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3  
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.00% 0.53% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.08% 1.04% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 12
Median daily rate £413 £290 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.24% -8.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £202 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £378 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.64% +7.77%  

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 528 767 623
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 48.13% 50.79% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 557 464
Median daily rate £400 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £39.00 £15.67 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +148.88% -55.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 14 (77.78%) SAS
3 12 (66.67%) Finance
4 11 (61.11%) Degree
5 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
6 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (44.44%) MS Access
8 7 (38.89%) Data Mining
8 7 (38.89%) Statistics
9 6 (33.33%) Project Management
9 6 (33.33%) CRM
9 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
10 5 (27.78%) Big Data
10 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (27.78%) Banking
11 4 (22.22%) Stata
11 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
11 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (22.22%) Cognos
11 4 (22.22%) VB
11 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (22.22%) Tableau
11 4 (22.22%) Data Ingestion
11 4 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
11 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
12 3 (16.67%) Toad
12 3 (16.67%) NHS

VBA
Co-occurring 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 14 (77.78%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Stata
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) MS Access
2 7 (38.89%) Data Mining
3 5 (27.78%) Big Data
4 4 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (16.67%) DTS
6 2 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Information Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Information Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
4 2 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SAS Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Digital Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 7 (38.89%) Statistics
3 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Data Ingestion
4 4 (22.22%) Operations Research
5 3 (16.67%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (16.67%) Data Management
5 3 (16.67%) Economics
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 2 (11.11%) DSDM
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) Revenue Management
6 2 (11.11%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (11.11%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.11%) PMO
3 1 (5.56%) P3O
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Cognos
2 4 (22.22%) Tableau
3 3 (16.67%) SAP