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 3 months to 25 April 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
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside - - 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £165
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year +144.60% -22.77%  

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 111 121 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 34.80% 39.93% 21.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 57
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.80 £16.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for VBA.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Planning Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) WFM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft