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 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / South West
Rank 124 116 120
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing VBA 12 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.46% 0.79% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.15% 2.08% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 22
Median daily rate £350 £375 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -4.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £300 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £500
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 the South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 1040 1107 1155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.05% 38.15% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 649 654 727
Median daily rate £391 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 113 58
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.23 £27.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £44.50
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 West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -10 7 £375 - 6
Wiltshire +3 2 £575 - 1
Somerset -1 2 £200 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £215 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 West region with a requirement for VBA.

1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
4 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (19.23%) MS Access
7 5 (19.23%) SAP
7 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
8 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
8 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 4 (15.38%) ETL
9 3 (11.54%) .NET
9 3 (11.54%) Data Management
9 3 (11.54%) ERwin
9 3 (11.54%) Validation
9 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
9 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
10 2 (7.69%) FMCG
10 2 (7.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
10 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
10 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
10 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
10 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014

VBA
Top Related 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (7.69%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) IMAP
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (19.23%) MS Access
5 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.85%) Power BI
7 1 (3.85%) PowerPivot
7 1 (3.85%) QlikView
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) ERwin
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 2 (7.69%) Marketing
3 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Data Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Actuary
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Access Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Data Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) Report Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) SAP Data Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 2 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (3.85%) Ajax
3 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.85%) Classic ASP
3 1 (3.85%) CSS
3 1 (3.85%) jQuery
3 1 (3.85%) LINQ
3 1 (3.85%) LINQ to SQL
3 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) FMCG
2 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (15.38%) Data Analysis
3 4 (15.38%) Data Modelling
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
4 3 (11.54%) Validation
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Capital Modelling
5 2 (7.69%) Data Governance
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (7.69%) ETL Development
5 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.69%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.69%) Scorecard
6 1 (3.85%) Analytics
6 1 (3.85%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (3.85%) Secure Coding
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
2 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) PHP
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.85%) IFRS
2 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Informatica
4 1 (3.85%) Apple
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Remedy
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
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