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 3 months to 29 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)
England > London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 232 164
Rank change year-on-year +28 -68  
Contract jobs citing VBA 256 213 340
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.23% 0.98% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.57% 2.27% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 178 251
London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
10th Percentile £305 £212 £250
90th Percentile £610 £599 £625
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
London median hourly rate £19.82 £16.12 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -10.44%  
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -13.63% +15.78%  

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 London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 9962 9399 9881
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.92% 43.44% 42.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14464 14263 13710
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
10th Percentile £348 £313 £300
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 70 157
London median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33%  
10th Percentile £19.82 £14.58 £17.80
90th Percentile £47.83 £96.00 £52.31
England median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.66% +1.35%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in London

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in London

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in London over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in London

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 42 £438 +2.94% 12
Bromley +6 1 - -
Docklands, London -2 1 £550 -
Westminster - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 - -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region with a requirement for VBA.

1 324 (70.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 257 (55.63%) SQL
3 215 (46.54%) Finance
4 156 (33.77%) C#
5 148 (32.03%) SQL Server
6 144 (31.17%) Banking
7 112 (24.24%) Front Office
8 104 (22.51%) .NET
9 94 (20.35%) Microsoft
10 74 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (14.94%) Degree
12 65 (14.07%) Python
13 64 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
14 63 (13.64%) Oracle
15 61 (13.20%) Mathematics
16 58 (12.55%) Data Analysis
17 57 (12.34%) Derivative
18 54 (11.69%) C++
19 53 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
19 53 (11.47%) Windows
19 53 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
20 48 (10.39%) Java
21 45 (9.74%) Investment Banking
22 42 (9.09%) Analytics
23 41 (8.87%) Market Risk
23 41 (8.87%) Risk Management
23 41 (8.87%) VB
24 40 (8.66%) RAD
24 40 (8.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 38 (8.23%) MS Access

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 24 (5.19%) SAS
2 22 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.52%) IIS
4 5 (1.08%) CMS
5 4 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.65%) Confluence
6 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.43%) Drupal
7 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.22%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 324 (70.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 53 (11.47%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (5.63%) Spreadsheet
4 22 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (2.81%) MS Visio
6 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.65%) SPSS
8 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.08%) Global One
2 5 (1.08%) Summit
3 2 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
3 2 (0.43%) Front Arena
3 2 (0.43%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.43%) RMDS
4 1 (0.22%) FINCAD Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) HFM
4 1 (0.22%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.22%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.25%) Office 365
2 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.43%) DNS
1 2 (0.43%) Firewall
1 2 (0.43%) HTTP
1 2 (0.43%) Internet
1 2 (0.43%) LAN
1 2 (0.43%) SAN
1 2 (0.43%) WAN
2 1 (0.22%) Broadband
2 1 (0.22%) LDAP
2 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (32.03%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.23%) MS Access
3 36 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 31 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (4.98%) BusinessObjects
7 17 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (3.46%) Power BI
8 16 (3.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (2.38%) QlikView
11 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
12 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.73%) OLAP
13 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
14 7 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
15 6 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 34 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 17 (3.68%) NUnit
2 17 (3.68%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 15 (3.25%) Cucumber
3 15 (3.25%) Selenium
4 12 (2.60%) JIRA
5 11 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.73%) Subversion
7 7 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.08%) Moq
8 5 (1.08%) XMLSpy
9 4 (0.87%) Ant
9 4 (0.87%) Maven
9 4 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (0.87%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.87%) Toad
10 3 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.43%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.43%) EasyMock
General
1 215 (46.54%) Finance
2 144 (31.17%) Banking
3 112 (24.24%) Front Office
4 45 (9.74%) Investment Banking
5 21 (4.55%) Retail
6 12 (2.60%) Back Office
7 8 (1.73%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.52%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.30%) Marketing
10 5 (1.08%) French Language
10 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.87%) Japanese Language
12 3 (0.65%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.65%) Legal
13 2 (0.43%) Automotive
13 2 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.22%) Billing
14 1 (0.22%) Games
14 1 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 242 (52.38%) Developer
2 177 (38.31%) Analyst
3 65 (14.07%) VBA Developer
4 61 (13.20%) Excel Developer
5 54 (11.69%) Data Analyst
6 47 (10.17%) C# Developer
7 46 (9.96%) Excel VBA Developer
8 40 (8.66%) Business Analyst
9 39 (8.44%) SQL Analyst
9 39 (8.44%) SQL Developer
10 33 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
11 31 (6.71%) RAD Developer
12 29 (6.28%) .NET Developer
13 28 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
14 23 (4.98%) Access Developer
14 23 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
14 23 (4.98%) Excel Analyst
14 23 (4.98%) Technical Analyst
15 22 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
16 20 (4.33%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (22.51%) .NET
2 33 (7.14%) .NET Framework
3 18 (3.90%) XML
4 17 (3.68%) Web Services
4 17 (3.68%) WinForms
5 16 (3.46%) WCF
6 14 (3.03%) HTML
7 13 (2.81%) WPF
8 11 (2.38%) CSS
8 11 (2.38%) WF
9 8 (1.73%) ASP.NET
10 7 (1.52%) XSLT
11 6 (1.30%) Entity Framework
12 5 (1.08%) LINQ
12 5 (1.08%) Unity DI Container
12 5 (1.08%) XHTML
12 5 (1.08%) XSD
13 4 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.87%) Middleware
14 3 (0.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (12.34%) Derivative
3 41 (8.87%) Market Risk
4 40 (8.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (7.36%) Fixed Income
6 28 (6.06%) Computer Science
7 25 (5.41%) Credit Risk
8 23 (4.98%) Equities
9 22 (4.76%) Management Information System
10 13 (2.81%) Hedge funds
11 12 (2.60%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (1.30%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 6 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 6 (1.30%) NHS
14 3 (0.65%) Exotic Derivative
14 3 (0.65%) Swaptions
15 2 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.47%) Windows
2 25 (5.41%) Unix
3 10 (2.16%) Windows 10
4 7 (1.52%) Windows XP
5 6 (1.30%) Linux
5 6 (1.30%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (16.02%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (13.20%) Mathematics
3 58 (12.55%) Data Analysis
4 53 (11.47%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (9.09%) Analytics
6 41 (8.87%) Risk Management
7 40 (8.66%) RAD
8 33 (7.14%) Scrum
9 32 (6.93%) Asset Management
9 32 (6.93%) TDD
10 30 (6.49%) Project Management
11 26 (5.63%) Migration
12 25 (5.41%) DevOps
12 25 (5.41%) Unit Testing
12 25 (5.41%) Visualisation
13 23 (4.98%) Workflow
14 21 (4.55%) Validation
15 20 (4.33%) Test Automation
16 19 (4.11%) Data Modelling
16 19 (4.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 257 (55.63%) SQL
2 156 (33.77%) C#
3 65 (14.07%) Python
4 54 (11.69%) C++
5 48 (10.39%) Java
6 41 (8.87%) VB
7 33 (7.14%) JavaScript
8 32 (6.93%) T-SQL
9 21 (4.55%) VB.NET
10 18 (3.90%) R
11 16 (3.46%) PowerShell
12 12 (2.60%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.95%) C
13 9 (1.95%) VB6
14 8 (1.73%) Perl
14 8 (1.73%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.52%) PHP
15 7 (1.52%) XPath
16 5 (1.08%) MATLAB
17 3 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 69 (14.94%) Degree
2 17 (3.68%) Numerate Degree
3 15 (3.25%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (2.81%) Security Cleared
5 9 (1.95%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.52%) CFA
7 6 (1.30%) Master's Degree
8 5 (1.08%) CIMA
8 5 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.87%) ACCA
9 4 (0.87%) MBA
9 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.87%) PMP
9 4 (0.87%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
10 3 (0.65%) MOS
11 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.22%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 14 (3.03%) QA
3 8 (1.73%) PMO
4 5 (1.08%) Basel II
5 4 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.65%) IFRS
6 3 (0.65%) IFRS 9
6 3 (0.65%) SLA
6 3 (0.65%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.43%) MiFID
7 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.22%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.22%) IAG
Systems Management
1 1 (0.22%) Control-M
1 1 (0.22%) Core Impact
Vendors
1 94 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 63 (13.64%) Oracle
3 28 (6.06%) Bloomberg
4 22 (4.76%) Tableau
5 19 (4.11%) Sybase
6 12 (2.60%) Kofax
7 10 (2.16%) Reuters
7 10 (2.16%) SAP
8 9 (1.95%) Teradata
9 8 (1.73%) Calypso
10 6 (1.30%) Google
10 6 (1.30%) TOWER Software
11 5 (1.08%) Remedy
11 5 (1.08%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.87%) Cognos
12 4 (0.87%) Hyperion
12 4 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.87%) TIBCO
13 3 (0.65%) Advent
13 3 (0.65%) Citrix
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