The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 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)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 117 57
Rank change year-on-year +79 -60  
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.47% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.76% 0.87% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.84
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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 105 462 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.79% 34.82% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 296 128
Median daily rate £350 £320 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -14.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £507
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 3
Median hourly rate £51.42 £29.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.29% -9.37%  
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 Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 25 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for VBA.

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Documentum
2 3 (37.50%) EDRMS
2 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) PuTTY
2 3 (37.50%) WinSCP
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Records Management
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) CMS

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (37.50%) Documentum
1 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) PuTTY
1 3 (37.50%) WinSCP
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) EDRMS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Documentum Support
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Documentum Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Documentum Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Records Management
1 3 (37.50%) Statistics
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Fortinet