Period
to

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 30 June 2022 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)
England > London
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 372 335 239
Rank change year-on-year -37 -96 +77
Contract jobs citing VBA 226 173 171
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.64% 0.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.34% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 111 114
10th Percentile £400 £288 £311
25th Percentile £440 £350 £343
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £543 £450 £475
Median % change year-on-year +20.67% -5.26% +11.76%
75th Percentile £700 £575 £625
90th Percentile £752 £600 £673
England median daily rate £505 £450 £413
% change year-on-year +12.22% +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
10th Percentile - - £32.15
25th Percentile - - £32.63
Median hourly rate - - £34.34
75th Percentile - - £35.38
90th Percentile - - £35.46
England median hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £24.73
% change year-on-year -25.64% -21.13% +17.74%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,678 12,922 8,722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 42.34% 47.49% 49.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,816 9,657 6,509
10th Percentile £413 £381 £367
25th Percentile £500 £459 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £525
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £725 £650 £630
90th Percentile £800 £725 £713
England median daily rate £554 £503 £500
% change year-on-year +10.25% +0.50% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 71 70
10th Percentile £31.10 £20.50 £22.40
25th Percentile £35.00 £31.13 £28.06
Median hourly rate £51.25 £44.50 £47.83
Median % change year-on-year +15.17% -6.96% +28.40%
75th Percentile £67.50 £61.50 £60.75
90th Percentile £77.15 £68.36 £64.91
England median hourly rate £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +23.53% - -5.01%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing VBA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in London

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBA in London.

Daily rate trend for VBA in London

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBA in London over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for VBA in London

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBA in London.

Hourly rate trend for VBA in London

VBA
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the London region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -52 20 £500 +11.11% 9
East London - 13 £400 - 5
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 157 (69.47%) SQL
1 157 (69.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 99 (43.81%) Python
3 89 (39.38%) Finance
4 80 (35.40%) Microsoft
5 74 (32.74%) Agile
5 74 (32.74%) Banking
6 68 (30.09%) SQL Server
7 62 (27.43%) Oracle
7 62 (27.43%) Business Intelligence
8 59 (26.11%) Social Skills
9 56 (24.78%) C#
10 51 (22.57%) Front Office
11 49 (21.68%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (18.58%) Risk Analysis
13 39 (17.26%) Derivative
13 39 (17.26%) Scrum
13 39 (17.26%) Hedge funds
13 39 (17.26%) R
14 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
14 37 (16.37%) Fixed Income
14 37 (16.37%) VB
15 36 (15.93%) PL/SQL
16 35 (15.49%) JavaScript
17 34 (15.04%) Power Platform
18 33 (14.60%) Power BI
18 33 (14.60%) Bloomberg
18 33 (14.60%) Asset Management
19 32 (14.16%) .NET
19 32 (14.16%) OTC Derivatives

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 28 (12.39%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.65%) Confluence
2 6 (2.65%) SAS
3 3 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (0.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
5 1 (0.44%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.44%) Jetty
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 157 (69.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.44%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.44%) Stata
Business Applications
1 10 (4.42%) Misys Midas
2 2 (0.88%) CA PPM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.44%) Eikon
3 1 (0.44%) Kondor
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.04%) Power Platform
2 20 (8.85%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (7.96%) Power Automate
3 18 (7.96%) PowerApps
4 9 (3.98%) Azure
5 7 (3.10%) AWS
6 6 (2.65%) Alation
7 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.88%) GCP
7 2 (0.88%) GitHub
7 2 (0.88%) IaaS
7 2 (0.88%) Nutanix
7 2 (0.88%) PaaS
7 2 (0.88%) SaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (0.44%) Azure Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.42%) FTP
2 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.88%) DNS
3 2 (0.88%) Internet
3 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.44%) LAN
4 1 (0.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.09%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.60%) Power BI
3 20 (8.85%) MS Access
4 15 (6.64%) MySQL
5 14 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 12 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (4.42%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.10%) Metadata
8 7 (3.10%) Relational Database
9 6 (2.65%) Metadata Repository
9 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (2.65%) Tableau
10 5 (2.21%) Data Mart
10 5 (2.21%) HBase
10 5 (2.21%) Pentaho
11 4 (1.77%) Base SAS
11 4 (1.77%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 4 (1.77%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 19 (8.41%) JIRA
2 17 (7.52%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.52%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.19%) Artifactory
4 13 (5.75%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.42%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (1.77%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.88%) Subversion
9 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.44%) Concordion
9 1 (0.44%) gulp
9 1 (0.44%) JUnit
9 1 (0.44%) Mockito
9 1 (0.44%) Moq
9 1 (0.44%) MSTest
9 1 (0.44%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.44%) Yeoman
General
1 89 (39.38%) Finance
2 74 (32.74%) Banking
3 59 (26.11%) Social Skills
4 51 (22.57%) Front Office
5 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (9.73%) Investment Banking
7 17 (7.52%) Legal
8 6 (2.65%) Public Sector
9 5 (2.21%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (2.21%) Law
10 3 (1.33%) Back Office
10 3 (1.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (0.88%) Retail
12 1 (0.44%) International Banking
12 1 (0.44%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 88 (38.94%) Analyst
1 88 (38.94%) Developer
2 48 (21.24%) Business Analyst
3 27 (11.95%) Product Owner
4 23 (10.18%) C# Developer
5 19 (8.41%) Data Analyst
6 18 (7.96%) Finance Manager
6 18 (7.96%) Product Manager
6 18 (7.96%) SharePoint Developer
6 18 (7.96%) VBA Developer
7 17 (7.52%) Microsoft 365 Developer
8 15 (6.64%) Python Developer
8 15 (6.64%) Risk Analyst
8 15 (6.64%) Senior Developer
9 14 (6.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 14 (6.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (5.75%) Excel Analyst
11 12 (5.31%) Business Test Analyst
11 12 (5.31%) Risk Business Analyst
11 12 (5.31%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.16%) .NET
2 24 (10.62%) HTML
2 24 (10.62%) React
3 21 (9.29%) CSS
4 20 (8.85%) WPF
5 18 (7.96%) HTML5
6 17 (7.52%) jQuery
7 13 (5.75%) .NET Framework
8 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
8 6 (2.65%) RESTful
9 4 (1.77%) Regular Expression
9 4 (1.77%) WinForms
9 4 (1.77%) XML
10 3 (1.33%) .NET Core
10 3 (1.33%) Django
10 3 (1.33%) Flask
10 3 (1.33%) JSON
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.33%) REST
11 2 (0.88%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.26%) Derivative
1 39 (17.26%) Hedge funds
2 37 (16.37%) Fixed Income
3 32 (14.16%) OTC Derivatives
4 15 (6.64%) Market Risk
5 10 (4.42%) User Experience
6 9 (3.98%) Animation
7 8 (3.54%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (3.54%) Wiki
8 5 (2.21%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.21%) Equities
8 5 (2.21%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (2.21%) Reinsurance
8 5 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.77%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.77%) Insider Threat
10 3 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (11.50%) Windows
2 10 (4.42%) Linux
3 8 (3.54%) Unix
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (32.74%) Agile
2 62 (27.43%) Business Intelligence
3 49 (21.68%) Problem-Solving
4 42 (18.58%) Risk Analysis
5 39 (17.26%) Scrum
6 33 (14.60%) Asset Management
7 30 (13.27%) Analytics
7 30 (13.27%) Performance Attribution
7 30 (13.27%) Stress Testing
8 27 (11.95%) DevOps
9 24 (10.62%) Decision-Making
10 23 (10.18%) Business Analysis
10 23 (10.18%) Disaster Recovery
11 21 (9.29%) Data Analysis
11 21 (9.29%) Data Modelling
12 20 (8.85%) Process Improvement
13 19 (8.41%) OOP
14 18 (7.96%) OO
15 17 (7.52%) Use Case
16 16 (7.08%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 157 (69.47%) SQL
2 99 (43.81%) Python
3 56 (24.78%) C#
4 39 (17.26%) R
5 37 (16.37%) VB
6 36 (15.93%) PL/SQL
7 35 (15.49%) JavaScript
8 31 (13.72%) T-SQL
9 27 (11.95%) Java
10 21 (9.29%) MATLAB
11 20 (8.85%) VB.NET
12 13 (5.75%) C
13 10 (4.42%) C++
13 10 (4.42%) PowerShell
14 9 (3.98%) Shell Script
15 6 (2.65%) Perl
15 6 (2.65%) Scala
16 5 (2.21%) HiveQL
17 4 (1.77%) SAS Macro
17 4 (1.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (7.96%) Degree
2 9 (3.98%) CISM
2 9 (3.98%) CISSP
2 9 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 4 (1.77%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) CFA
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) MCP
6 1 (0.44%) MCSE
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.44%) MRICS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.62%) Data Quality
2 8 (3.54%) GDPR
3 5 (2.21%) QA
4 4 (1.77%) Basel III
4 4 (1.77%) CRD IV
4 4 (1.77%) PMO
5 2 (0.88%) COREP
5 2 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.44%) Accessibility
6 1 (0.44%) IFRS
6 1 (0.44%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.44%) MiFID
System Software
1 5 (2.21%) HDFS
2 2 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.42%) CSIRT
2 2 (0.88%) Ansible
2 2 (0.88%) Control-M
2 2 (0.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.88%) Netcool
2 2 (0.88%) QRadar
2 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 80 (35.40%) Microsoft
2 62 (27.43%) Oracle
3 33 (14.60%) Bloomberg
4 21 (9.29%) BISAM
5 6 (2.65%) ServiceNow
6 5 (2.21%) OneTrust
6 5 (2.21%) Talend
7 4 (1.77%) Informatica
8 3 (1.33%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.33%) Citrix
8 3 (1.33%) IBM
8 3 (1.33%) Perforce
9 2 (0.88%) BMC
9 2 (0.88%) CyberArk
9 2 (0.88%) EMC
9 2 (0.88%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.88%) Qualys
9 2 (0.88%) SAP
9 2 (0.88%) Splunk
9 2 (0.88%) VMware