Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 21 September 2018 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 53 58
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.20% 1.01% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.83% 3.15% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £335 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £223 £345 £381
90th Percentile £445 £450 £438
East Midlands median daily rate £324 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -26.00% +2.94% +47.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 - -

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 353 222 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 42.48% 32.08% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 154 191
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £311 £281 £300
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £10.59 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -80.58% +186.84%
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.25 £47.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year -11.05% +16.56% +114.47%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Northamptonshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Northamptonshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Northamptonshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. 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
Northampton -17 8 £335 -25.56%
Daventry - 1 £190 -
VBA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) VB
2 5 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) Metadata Management
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (40.00%) VB6
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
5 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
5 2 (20.00%) Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Data Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Metrics Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Classic ASP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Metadata Management
2 3 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) VB
3 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (40.00%) VB6
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (20.00%) CA Agile Central