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 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 81 63
Rank change year-on-year +20 -18  
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.30% 0.20% 1.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 0.69% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 8
Median daily rate £400 £401 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +11.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -22.98%  

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 194 288 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.00% 28.57% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 189 213
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £338 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Reading

VBA
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (40.00%) Tableau
3 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) HFM
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) CIMA
4 1 (20.00%) ACCA

VBA
Top Related 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 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HFM
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 3 (60.00%) Data Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ACCA
1 1 (20.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Tableau