Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 November 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)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 152 132
Rank change year-on-year +20 -20 -37
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.31% 0.28% 0.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.72% 0.73% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 12
Manchester median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £363 £102
90th Percentile £488 £388 £373
North West median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% - +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Manchester median hourly rate - £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% -
North West median hourly rate - £17.50 £27.24
% change year-on-year - -35.76% +80.88%

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1249 1362 1301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 42.54% 38.49% 33.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 894 984 795
Manchester median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £290 £263 £238
90th Percentile £531 £500 £513
North West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 48
Manchester median hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.09% -36.23% +64.29%
10th Percentile £11.75 £14.30 £13.71
90th Percentile £47.70 £40.00 £42.00
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +40.35% -24.00% +25.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Manchester

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Manchester

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Manchester

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Manchester

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Bolton 0 2 £248 - 1
Salford - 1 £375 -
VBA
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VBA.

1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) MS Access
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) ERP
5 2 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
5 2 (22.22%) CRM
5 2 (22.22%) CMS
5 2 (22.22%) Teradata
5 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
5 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Tableau
6 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) Power BI
6 1 (11.11%) SAS EBI
6 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) MDX
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Cognos
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) VB.NET

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (22.22%) SAP BW
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (11.11%) Power BI
4 1 (11.11%) SAS EBI
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Access Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Access VBA Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Database Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Teradata Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) VBA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Excel Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS BI Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VB VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
1 2 (22.22%) Teradata
2 1 (11.11%) Cognos
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau