Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 85 110
Rank change year-on-year +8 +25 -23
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.05% 0.30% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.37% 1.06% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 8
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -8.57% +23.76%
10th Percentile £373 £204 £375
90th Percentile £448 £513 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +9.68% -8.82% +19.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -5.26% -

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 416 376 587
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.14% 28.23% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 231 391
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £294 £325
90th Percentile £550 £588 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 10
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £19.66 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.59% -60.90% +11.72%
10th Percentile £16.86 £13.00 £13.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.50 £56.37
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £24.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +12.24% +75.00% -61.11%

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 26 May 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 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Power BI
2 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
3 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (21.43%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
4 3 (21.43%) HP ALM
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (21.43%) Mandarin Language
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (7.14%) ArcGIS
1 1 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) Power BI
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (14.29%) Big Data
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.14%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (7.14%) GIS
5 1 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (7.14%) French Language
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) VBA Developer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Report Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) ADO
2 1 (7.14%) Ajax
2 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (7.14%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Android
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (21.43%) High Availability
3 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
3 3 (21.43%) Robotic Process Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Android Development
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.14%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
5 1 (7.14%) Machine Learning
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (7.14%) Random Forest
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 2 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) HP ALM
1 3 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Adobe
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle