Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 24 June 2018 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)
England > South West
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 170 176 165
Rank change year-on-year +6 -11 -21
Contract jobs citing VBA 30 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.59% 0.57% 0.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 1.47% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 18
South West median daily rate £338 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £199 £226 £241
90th Percentile £475 £500 £463
England median daily rate £416 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.06% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South West median hourly rate - - £13.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -13.64% +4.76% +5.00%

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 the South West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,947 2,046 2,235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 38.51% 38.73% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,194 1,259 1,362
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £276 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £520 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 129 193
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +2.38% +15.07%
10th Percentile £26.75 £30.65 £25.10
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £41.50 £41.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +7.79% +10.00%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in the South West

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in the South West

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the South West over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in the South West

VBA
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 VBA in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in the South West

VBA
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 VBA within the South West region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. 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 -1 15 £400 +6.67% 5
Dorset -4 7 - - 2
Gloucestershire +11 4 £185 -14.19%
Wiltshire +4 2 £283 -50.87% 1
Somerset -2 1 - - 3
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VBA 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 VBA.

1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (63.33%) SQL
3 13 (43.33%) Finance
4 12 (40.00%) Banking
5 7 (23.33%) VB
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (20.00%) Oracle
6 6 (20.00%) HTML
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 5 (16.67%) XPath
7 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) LDAP
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.67%) XQuery
7 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (16.67%) SAS
7 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
7 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) Tableau
7 5 (16.67%) QlikView
7 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

VBA
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 5 (16.67%) SAS
2 3 (10.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 20 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP MDG
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Intranet
1 1 (3.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.67%) QlikView
3 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (6.67%) Pentaho
4 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 12 (40.00%) VBA Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Access Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 3 (10.00%) Excel Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) RAD Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Teradata Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Access VBA Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Report Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (16.67%) LDAP
2 5 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (3.33%) ADO
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
1 5 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (16.67%) Programme Management
1 5 (16.67%) Scorecard
1 5 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
1 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.00%) Analytics
3 3 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.67%) ETL
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) MVC
4 2 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.67%) RAD
4 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (63.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) VB
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (16.67%) XPath
3 5 (16.67%) XQuery
4 4 (13.33%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) R
5 3 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Tableau
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Teradata
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Prism