The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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)
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 61 62
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing VBA 3 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 1.04% 1.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.44% 3.38% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 6
Median daily rate - £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +66.66%  
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 208 237 278
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 27.55% 30.90% 29.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 130 159
Median daily rate £391 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Milton Keynes

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Milton Keynes

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

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Financial Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripter
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center