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 24 June 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)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 124 106
Rank change year-on-year +6 -18  
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 17 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.57% 1.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% 1.50% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 35
Median daily rate £375 £310 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.96% -14.48%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £365 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £13.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -68.47%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% -  

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 1005 1132 1188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 37.54% 37.99% 38.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 711 784
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 80 74
Median hourly rate £47.50 £39.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.79% +9.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.60 £25.00 £20.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.80 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 24 June 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -1 9 £375 - 4
Somerset -1 6 - -
Dorset +8 1 £345 +97.14%
Wiltshire +4 1 £575 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 13 (43.33%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (13.33%) Validation
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) SAP
7 4 (13.33%) ETL
7 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
7 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) SDLC
8 3 (10.00%) Scorecard
8 3 (10.00%) ETL Development
8 3 (10.00%) Data Governance
8 3 (10.00%) MS Access
8 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (10.00%) Informatica
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle
8 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 3 (10.00%) Data Management
9 2 (6.67%) Law
9 2 (6.67%) Legal

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 1 (3.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (3.33%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (10.00%) MS Access
4 2 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.33%) Power BI
5 1 (3.33%) PowerPivot
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) ERwin
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Billing
2 2 (6.67%) Law
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Commercial Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) VBA Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Data Governance Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Excel Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Governance Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.67%) SAP Data Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) ActiveX
1 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.33%) ETL
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (13.33%) Validation
3 3 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (10.00%) Data Management
3 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.00%) ETL Development
3 3 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (10.00%) Scorecard
3 3 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Practice Management
4 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) MVC
5 1 (3.33%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) Python
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Informatica
3 3 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Huawei
4 1 (3.33%) Nokia
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago