Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 48 79
Rank change year-on-year -1 +31 -
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.34% 0.44% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.15% 1.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Somerset median daily rate £352 £400 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +31.15% -
South West median daily rate £375 £388 £400
% change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £29.50 £16.25 £41.24
% change year-on-year +81.54% -60.60% -

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 Somerset with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 222 165 352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 42.61% 36.11% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 106 209
Somerset median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £277 £233 £263
90th Percentile £513 £463 £425
South West median daily rate £383 £363 £373
% change year-on-year +5.52% -2.82% +6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 54
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -6.43% +22.14%
10th Percentile £30.25 £30.10 £30.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.13 £55.00
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.18% +12.14%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Somerset

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBA in Somerset.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Somerset

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Somerset

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -5 5 - -
Taunton - 2 £352 -
VBA
South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 Somerset region with a requirement for VBA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Commercial Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
1 5 (71.43%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP