Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 November 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)
England > North East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 163 106
Rank change year-on-year +70 -57 -38
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.58% 0.22% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 0.58% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 12
North East median daily rate £325 £505 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.64% +68.33% -20.00%
10th Percentile £219 £412 £287
90th Percentile £438 £534 £315
England median daily rate £450 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
North East median hourly rate - - £19.50
England median hourly rate £24.49 £16.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year +47.01% -25.98% +2.27%

VBA is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 401 1036 699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 32.98% 38.06% 34.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 718 469
North East median daily rate £380 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £256 £258
90th Percentile £538 £506 £560
England median daily rate £460 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +8.24% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £30.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.34% +53.75% +31.15%
10th Percentile £23.70 £23.38 £12.10
90th Percentile £49.35 £40.00 £39.60
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +25.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the North East

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in the North East

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the North East over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in the North East

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in the North East

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +64 7 £325 -33.33%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 North East region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
3 2 (28.57%) InfoPath
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (28.57%) Runbook
4 1 (14.29%) PMO
4 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) CSS

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) InfoPath
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior PMO
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Private Cloud
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (28.57%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) Programme Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Runbook
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Content Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Fortinet