Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 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)
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 59 63
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.04% 0.61% 0.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 1.52% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Northamptonshire median daily rate £398 £225 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.67% -28.00% -19.35%
10th Percentile £383 £213 £221
90th Percentile £472 £238 £356
East Midlands median daily rate £395 £225 £365
% change year-on-year +75.56% -38.36% +16.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £8.63

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 275 264 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 35.62% 40.49% 36.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 173 218
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £303 £271 £279
90th Percentile £556 £535 £552
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £384 £368
% change year-on-year +6.84% +4.42% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.37 £28.75 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.54% +82.54% -
10th Percentile £14.49 £10.95 £12.15
90th Percentile £15.46 £47.50 £35.95
East Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +57.41% +42.11%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 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
Northampton 0 7 £398 - 1
VBA
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (75.00%) SAS
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (50.00%) Analytics
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central

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 6 (75.00%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Consultant
1 6 (75.00%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Metrics Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft