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 3 months to 30 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.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 38 47
Contract jobs citing VBA 0 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton - 0.35% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.19% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £313 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £320 £350
% change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.49 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.53% -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 Southampton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 80 84 199
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 30.65% 29.37% 47.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 127
Median daily rate £325 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £297 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £15.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +178.68% -32.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 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 30 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 Southampton region with a requirement for VBA.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Advertising
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) NHS
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

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 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (50.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Excel Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle