The median contractor rate for a VBA Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

VBA Developer
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 561 511
Rank change year-on-year -4 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a VBA Developer 35 79 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.15% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 83
Median daily rate £375 £400 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -7.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £219 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43148 51543 50918
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.77% 95.22% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 28028 33436 30785
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1488 1586 2043
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

VBA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured VBA Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for VBA Developer in the UK

VBA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA Developer in the UK

VBA Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA Developer over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA Developer in the UK

VBA Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA Developer in the UK

VBA Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +8 35 £375 -11.76% 5
London +14 29 £375 -21.05% 3
City of London +10 4 £338 -36.91% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £313 +27.55%
West Yorkshire +10 2 £313 +30.20%
South East +17 1 £390 - 1
West Midlands +16 1 £450 -
South West -6 1 £215 -42.66% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £400 -
Derbyshire - 1 £475 -
Hampshire - 1 £390 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £215 -
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
Halifax - 1 £310 -
Leeds - 1 £315 -

VBA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, VBA Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring VBA Developer in the job title.

1 82 (100.00%) VBA
2 42 (51.22%) SQL
3 35 (42.68%) Finance
4 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
5 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
6 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
7 25 (30.49%) .NET
8 23 (28.05%) MS Access
9 19 (23.17%) VB
10 13 (15.85%) MS Office
11 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (14.63%) Oracle
11 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (14.63%) Spreadsheet
12 11 (13.41%) VB.NET
12 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (13.41%) Banking
13 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
13 10 (12.20%) Migration
13 10 (12.20%) Front Office
14 9 (10.98%) Windows
14 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
15 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (9.76%) Windows 10
15 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (9.76%) Office 365
15 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
15 8 (9.76%) VB6
15 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005

VBA Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (6.10%) SAS
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.22%) Confluence
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 33 (40.24%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.85%) MS Office
3 12 (14.63%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.22%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (9.76%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.05%) MS Access
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (3.66%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.22%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (1.22%) Oracle Smart View
10 1 (1.22%) Power BI
10 1 (1.22%) PowerPivot
10 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
1 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.22%) JIRA
2 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (42.68%) Finance
2 11 (13.41%) Banking
3 10 (12.20%) Front Office
4 6 (7.32%) Retail
5 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.22%) Electronics
7 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.22%) French Language
7 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (30.49%) .NET
2 4 (4.88%) .NET Framework
2 4 (4.88%) ADO
3 1 (1.22%) ActiveX
3 1 (1.22%) DAO
3 1 (1.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Derivative
4 1 (1.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.22%) FMCG
4 1 (1.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.98%) Windows
2 8 (9.76%) Windows 10
2 8 (9.76%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (13.41%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (12.20%) Data Analysis
3 10 (12.20%) Migration
4 9 (10.98%) Unit Testing
5 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
5 8 (9.76%) RAD
6 7 (8.54%) Validation
7 5 (6.10%) Analytics
8 4 (4.88%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.88%) SDLC
8 4 (4.88%) Time Management
9 3 (3.66%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.66%) Data Management
9 3 (3.66%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.66%) Functional Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Prototyping
9 3 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.66%) Workflow
10 2 (2.44%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) VBA
2 42 (51.22%) SQL
3 19 (23.17%) VB
4 11 (13.41%) VB.NET
5 8 (9.76%) VB6
6 7 (8.54%) C#
7 4 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.66%) Python
8 3 (3.66%) VBScript
9 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.22%) Java
10 1 (1.22%) R
10 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) CTC Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) AAT
3 1 (1.22%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.22%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Bloomberg
3 6 (7.32%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) Ariba
5 1 (1.22%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.22%) Murex
5 1 (1.22%) Retek
5 1 (1.22%) Sun
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase