Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 November 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)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 53 66
Rank change year-on-year +7 +13 +1
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.42% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 3.08% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Southampton median daily rate £325 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +11.11% -1.10%
10th Percentile £313 £238 £213
90th Percentile £338 £363 £238
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £420 £425
% change year-on-year -22.62% -1.18% +28.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate £47.50 £12.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +287.76% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £12.25 -
% change year-on-year +287.76% - -

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 Southampton with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 178 130 283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 37.47% 25.24% 40.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 89 193
Southampton median daily rate £363 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94% -2.86%
10th Percentile £254 £218 £263
90th Percentile £525 £513 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year +8.11% +1.37% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 27
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 £39.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% +11.43% +35.27%
10th Percentile £42.05 £21.78 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.87 £43.25 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.06 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.66% +13.33% -

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Southampton

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Southampton

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VBA.

1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (50.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) OLE
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VB6