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 3 months to 24 June 2017 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 65
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs citing VBA 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.63% 0.76% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £158 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -68.40% +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% -  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 263 240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.53% 30.40% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 160 155
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £350 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £477 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing VBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) Tableau
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) QA

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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Visualisation
1 2 (66.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Tableau