Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 85 89
Rank change year-on-year -5 +4 +11
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.67% 0.47% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.48% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 3
Reading median daily rate £400 £290 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -27.50% +23.08%
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £275 £400
% change year-on-year +40.91% -31.25% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £20.25 -

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 529 406 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.20% 31.84% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 278 204
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £323 £306 £300
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 9
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £18.57 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +108.67% -25.72% -40.12%
10th Percentile £31.88 £10.75 £13.70
90th Percentile £45.63 £45.93 £50.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% -13.51%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
2 4 (40.00%) Power BI
3 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (20.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Mendix
5 1 (10.00%) GDPR
5 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 1 (10.00%) PowerShell

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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Mendix
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (40.00%) Mandarin Language
2 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) VBA Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Junior
2 1 (10.00%) Junior IT Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (20.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) C
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle