Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 99 119
Rank change year-on-year +4 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.51% 0.24% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.25% 0.71% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
North East median daily rate £205 - £388
10th Percentile £203 - £366
90th Percentile £303 - £399
England median daily rate £405 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -4.71% +2.88% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North East median hourly rate - £35.00 -
England median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £42.48
% change year-on-year +5.00% -52.91% +117.82%

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 558 425 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 41.03% 34.19% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 314 419
North East median daily rate £413 £361 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.19% +3.21% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £526
England median daily rate £483 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +1.68% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 15
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +110.53%
10th Percentile £36.35 £30.83 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.55 £55.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +5.81%

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 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 26 April 2019. 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 +11 4 £205 -
Durham - 3 £325 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for VBA.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (57.14%) MS Access
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Toad
2 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Sage
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (57.14%) Line 500
2 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API

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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Line 500
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support
2 3 (42.86%) Systems Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) XML Schema
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) jQuery
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Prototyping
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) Sage
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cognos