The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / South East
Rank 207 221 179
Rank change year-on-year +14 -42  
Contract jobs citing VBA 33 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.48% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.27% 1.42% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 31 43
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £230 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £32.00 £19.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.42% -  
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 the South East with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2590 3099 3279
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 33.49% 33.61% 33.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1539 2046 1892
Median daily rate £400 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 119 120
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.35 £19.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in the South East

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in the South East

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in the South East

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for VBA in the South East

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +23 10 £375 -6.36% 3
Buckinghamshire -11 9 £400 -20.00% 4
Surrey +15 7 £550 +29.41% 2
Hampshire +12 6 £463 +51.02% 1
Kent +10 1 £300 +50.00% 2
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for VBA.

1 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
3 37 (51.39%) MS Excel
4 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
5 31 (43.06%) MS Access
6 24 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (33.33%) .NET
7 23 (31.94%) MS Office
8 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (27.78%) Analytics
10 15 (20.83%) Oracle
10 15 (20.83%) Finance
11 14 (19.44%) XML
12 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 13 (18.06%) Tableau
13 12 (16.67%) Visualisation
13 12 (16.67%) VB.NET
14 11 (15.28%) C#
14 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (13.89%) HTML
15 10 (13.89%) Python
16 9 (12.50%) MS Visio
16 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
16 9 (12.50%) CSS
16 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
16 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 9 (12.50%) R
16 9 (12.50%) Data Visualisation

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (11.11%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 37 (51.39%) MS Excel
2 23 (31.94%) MS Office
3 9 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.78%) SPSS
5 2 (2.78%) SPSS Modeler
6 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (2.78%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Boomi
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (47.22%) SQL Server
2 31 (43.06%) MS Access
3 21 (29.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (18.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (15.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (11.11%) MySQL
7 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (9.72%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
9 5 (6.94%) Hadoop
9 5 (6.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (5.56%) QlikView
10 4 (5.56%) SQLPlus
11 3 (4.17%) PowerPivot
12 2 (2.78%) Big Data
12 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
12 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
13 1 (1.39%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (5.56%) Toad
4 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) Selenium
4 1 (1.39%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
4 1 (1.39%) TestNG
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
3 2 (2.78%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
4 1 (1.39%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (47.22%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Analyst
3 17 (23.61%) Microsoft Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Access Developer
5 12 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 12 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 11 (15.28%) .NET Developer
6 11 (15.28%) VBA Developer
7 10 (13.89%) Data Analyst
7 10 (13.89%) SSRS Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Microsoft BI Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Consultant
9 6 (8.33%) Excel Developer
9 6 (8.33%) Excel VBA Developer
9 6 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Access VBA Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 5 (6.94%) Excel Analyst
11 4 (5.56%) Data Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) .NET
2 14 (19.44%) XML
3 10 (13.89%) HTML
4 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 9 (12.50%) CSS
5 8 (11.11%) jQuery
5 8 (11.11%) LINQ
5 8 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
5 8 (11.11%) WCF
6 7 (9.72%) Ajax
7 1 (1.39%) MDX
7 1 (1.39%) SOAP
7 1 (1.39%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (11.11%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.56%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 20 (27.78%) Analytics
3 12 (16.67%) Visualisation
4 9 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
4 9 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
5 8 (11.11%) ETL
5 8 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 8 (11.11%) Migration
5 8 (11.11%) MVC
5 8 (11.11%) OOP
6 7 (9.72%) Data Analysis
6 7 (9.72%) OWASP
6 7 (9.72%) Secure Coding
7 6 (8.33%) Data Extraction
7 6 (8.33%) Statistics
8 5 (6.94%) Actionable Insight
8 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (6.94%) Trend Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Business Development
9 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 51 (70.83%) SQL
2 12 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 11 (15.28%) C#
4 10 (13.89%) Python
5 9 (12.50%) R
6 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 7 (9.72%) VB
8 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.78%) Java
9 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) C
10 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.17%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.78%) ACCA
3 2 (2.78%) CIMA
3 2 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (59.72%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle
3 13 (18.06%) Tableau
4 7 (9.72%) Dell
5 4 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.39%) HP
6 1 (1.39%) Infor
6 1 (1.39%) Minitab
6 1 (1.39%) SAP
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18 - £20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago