Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 25 July 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 60 62
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - 0.48% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.32% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Merseyside median daily rate - £275 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +66.67% -49.23%
North West median daily rate £425 £350 £321
% change year-on-year +21.43% +9.18% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £42.98 £28.84 £22.06
% change year-on-year +49.04% +30.71% +46.48%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 272 227 198
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 42.70% 35.97% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 132 101
Merseyside median daily rate £351 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.41% +16.67% -2.83%
10th Percentile £264 £257 £163
90th Percentile £483 £475 £438
North West median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Merseyside median hourly rate £14.50 £20.65 £18.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.78% +11.86% -13.13%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.59 £14.49
90th Percentile £16.60 £23.93 £21.49
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +21.74%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Merseyside

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Merseyside

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Merseyside