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 3 months to 24 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)
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 123 64
Rank change year-on-year +69 -59  
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.89% 0.31% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 0.92% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +3.33%  
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 the North East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 170 544 283
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 30.41% 33.79% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 336 196
Median daily rate £340 £320 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 30 5
Median hourly rate £51.42 £28.75 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.83% -10.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.80 £15.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +79 5 £325 +4.83%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North East 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 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 (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