Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 91 96
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -12
Contract jobs citing VBA 6 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.47% 0.54% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 1.95% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Reading median daily rate £290 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +23.08% -27.78%
10th Percentile £200 £400 £189
90th Percentile £398 £400 £375
Berkshire median daily rate £275 £400 £320
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00% -22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £16.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.25 - £16.25

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 409 410 521
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 31.83% 27.61% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 208 389
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £300 £274
90th Percentile £538 £488 £525
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Reading median hourly rate £18.57 £25.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.72% -40.12% +119.74%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.70 £13.31
90th Percentile £45.93 £50.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £32.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% -13.51% +13.85%

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 November 2017.

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 November 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Data Management
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) FMCG
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme

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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) VBA Developer
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Excel Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Report Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Data Management
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle