Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for MS Access skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Access over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 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 Access
England > South West
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 174 180
Rank change year-on-year -38 +6 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Access 16 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.25% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.17% 2.09% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 15
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £267 £304 £306
90th Percentile £470 £438 £445
England median daily rate £375 £423 £373
% change year-on-year -11.24% +13.42% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £20.69 £16.50 £16.45
% change year-on-year +25.39% +0.33% -15.67%

MS Access is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 1,370 1,052 1,200
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 21.76% 20.14% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 917 680 845
South West median daily rate £425 £415 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +12.16% -1.33%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £484 £473 £430
% change year-on-year +2.43% +9.88% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 34
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £18.59 £15.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £65.25 £57.55 £47.05
England median hourly rate £35.00 £31.23 £27.50
% change year-on-year +12.07% +13.56% -8.33%

MS Access
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing MS Access as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Access in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Access in the South West over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Access in the South West

MS Access
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Access within the South West region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Bristol -20 14 £415 -1.78%
MS Access
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing MS Access also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for MS Access.

1 15 (93.75%) VBA
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
6 6 (37.50%) Finance
6 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (18.75%) C#
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) Banking
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (12.50%) SDLC
10 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
10 2 (12.50%) JIRA
10 2 (12.50%) Confluence
11 1 (6.25%) HTML5
11 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
11 1 (6.25%) CSS3
11 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
11 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (6.25%) jQuery
11 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC

MS Access
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) VBA Developer
3 7 (43.75%) Access Developer
4 6 (37.50%) Access VBA Developer
4 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modeller
6 1 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Excel Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Excel VBA Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) ActiveX
3 1 (6.25%) ADO
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) jQuery
3 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Data Modelling
2 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (6.25%) Front End Development
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) VBA
2 11 (68.75%) SQL
3 9 (56.25%) T-SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Teradata