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 3 months to 26 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)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15  
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.57% 0.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 1.84% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
Median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +6.42% +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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 518 543 485
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 37.11% 30.73% 32.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 371 313
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +84.61%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £26.40 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.50 £37.00
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Bolton - 4 - -
VBA
North West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for VBA.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) MS Access
4 3 (30.00%) JD Edwards
4 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (30.00%) VB
4 3 (30.00%) ERP
4 3 (30.00%) SAS
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (30.00%) Time Management
4 3 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (30.00%) Data Entry
4 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) CMS
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (20.00%) CRM
5 2 (20.00%) SAS Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) ProC
6 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
6 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle

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 3 (30.00%) SAS
2 2 (20.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MS Access
2 3 (30.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (20.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ProC
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SAS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Database Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Data Entry
1 3 (30.00%) ERP
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Time Management
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Swim Lanes
3 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) PROC SQL
3 1 (10.00%) SAS Macro
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SAS Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) JD Edwards
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau