Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 87 97
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 9 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.66% 0.62% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.98% 2.10% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 8
Reading median daily rate £333 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.88% -0.06% -11.06%
10th Percentile £269 £393 £291
90th Percentile £423 £488 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £333 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -16.88% - -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £16.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.25 - £17.63

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 Reading with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 405 428 550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.22% 29.70% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 241 389
Reading median daily rate £396 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £300 £300 £299
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +4.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 23
Reading median hourly rate £32.83 £15.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.85% -66.67% -19.14%
10th Percentile £17.25 £12.60 £13.93
90th Percentile £47.50 £37.50 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.50 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +29.09% -31.25% +11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Reading over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 February 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014

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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) Power BI
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) VBA Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Report Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle