The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 25 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)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.75% - 2.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% - 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £120
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 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% -  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 157 135 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 59.25% 52.12% 43.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 89 94
Median daily rate £314 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £205 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.12% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £39.00 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £39.00 £26.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Leicestershire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
2 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) ANOVA
2 1 (33.33%) Minitab
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Statistician
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ANOVA
1 1 (33.33%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) R
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Minitab