The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / North West
Rank 119 150 112
Rank change year-on-year +31 -38  
Contract jobs citing VBA 12 8 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.46% 0.21% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.56% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 26
Median daily rate £438 £300 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.83% -5.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £366 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £42.98 - £25.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -22.98%  

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 West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1035 1439 1095
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.79% 37.49% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 713 909 687
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 55 25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £17.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 West

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in the North West

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in the North West

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cheshire +30 9 £438 +25.00% 5
Manchester - 3 - - 8
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
3 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (28.57%) Analytics
4 6 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (23.81%) Infographics
5 5 (23.81%) Decision Tree
5 5 (23.81%) Logistic Regression
5 5 (23.81%) Neural Network
5 5 (23.81%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) MS Project
6 4 (19.05%) MS Access
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
7 3 (14.29%) Back Office
7 3 (14.29%) Validation
7 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
7 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
7 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (14.29%) Logistics
7 3 (14.29%) SAS
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (14.29%) SAS
1 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (23.81%) MS Project
3 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP CO
1 3 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 3 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) MS Access
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (9.52%) Power BI
3 2 (9.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.76%) Base SAS
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (4.76%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.76%) ProC
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Data Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Programme Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Report Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Access Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) SAP Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Planning Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Resource Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) MDX
1 1 (4.76%) Node.js
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.52%) Credit Risk
3 2 (9.52%) RIA
4 1 (4.76%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 6 (28.57%) Analytics
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (23.81%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (23.81%) Decision Tree
3 5 (23.81%) Infographics
3 5 (23.81%) Logistic Regression
3 5 (23.81%) Neural Network
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Change Control
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Entry
5 3 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
5 3 (14.29%) Earned Value Management
5 3 (14.29%) Logistics
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) Validation
5 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) C++
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) PROC SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) R
2 1 (4.76%) SAS Macro
2 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) SAS Certification
1 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
1 2 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Blue Prism
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
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