The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 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)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 91 85
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6  
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.41% 0.31% 0.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.98% 0.72% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £354 £180 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.52% -55.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £180 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £180 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £15.07 £21.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.08% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -21.64% +7.77%  

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 Surrey with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 510 558 524
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 41.40% 43.42% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 386 325
Median daily rate £408 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £47.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.55 £45.90 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Surrey

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Surrey over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Surrey

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Surrey

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 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
Camberley - 1 £495 -
Chertsey - 1 £213 -
Lightwater - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - - 1
Weybridge - 1 - - 1
VBA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region with a requirement for VBA.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
4 6 (50.00%) Analytics
4 6 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (50.00%) MS Access
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
4 6 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
4 6 (50.00%) R
4 6 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (41.67%) Oracle
5 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (33.33%) Statistics
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Validation
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
8 2 (16.67%) Big Data
8 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
9 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (8.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 6 (50.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 6 (50.00%) MS Access
2 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
4 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (8.33%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Data Insight Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Insight Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Insight Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Scientist
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Junior VBA Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Pricing Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
1 6 (50.00%) Analytics
1 6 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 6 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
1 6 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 1 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 1 (8.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (8.33%) Economics
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (8.33%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Python
2 6 (50.00%) R
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Infor
3 1 (8.33%) Minitab
3 1 (8.33%) Sybase