Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 20 August 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 88 105
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.02% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.13% 0.55% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Reading median daily rate £425 £242 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.98% -51.70% +42.86%
10th Percentile £413 £173 £475
90th Percentile £448 £320 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £325 £538
% change year-on-year +30.77% -39.53% +53.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 480 366 492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.70% 29.16% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 224 290
Reading median daily rate £423 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £325
90th Percentile £538 £544 £496
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 6
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.59% -37.09% -21.88%
10th Percentile £18.03 £10.75 £8.75
90th Percentile £52.38 £54.88 £55.63
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +71.43% +40.00% -65.28%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Reading

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Reading

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for VBA.

1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Power BI
2 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (46.67%) Mandarin Language
3 7 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (46.67%) Customer-Centricity
4 6 (40.00%) Python
5 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 5 (33.33%) High Availability
6 4 (26.67%) Robotic Process Automation
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) C
6 4 (26.67%) Java
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) .NET
8 2 (13.33%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (6.67%) Statistics
9 1 (6.67%) Marketing
9 1 (6.67%) Web Development
9 1 (6.67%) Mathematics

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
1 1 (6.67%) Mendix
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) Big Data
4 1 (6.67%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (6.67%) GIS
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (53.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) VBA Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior IT Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) ADO
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Android
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (46.67%) Customer-Centricity
3 5 (33.33%) High Availability
3 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
5 1 (6.67%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Economics
5 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.67%) Random Forest
5 1 (6.67%) Remote Sensing
5 1 (6.67%) Statistics
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (26.67%) C
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP ALM
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe
2 1 (6.67%) HP