Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a VBA Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 737 798 725
Rank change year-on-year +61 -73 -79
Contract jobs requiring a VBA Developer 147 101 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.096% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.10% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 77 145
UK median daily rate £475 £375 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -10.71% -2.61%
10th Percentile £280 £254 £263
90th Percentile £618 £538 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +15.63% -1.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.15% -68.48% +40.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £13.00 £41.24
% change year-on-year +46.15% -68.48% +40.39%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97824 99914 107019
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.76% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64542 65150 68083
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +2.04% +4.53% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2932 3310 4089
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.77
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +9.96%

VBA Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured VBA Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA Developer over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 144 £475 +26.67% 6
London +9 108 £541 +35.31% 4
UK excluding London +39 39 £370 +15.63% 2
South West +18 15 £375 -11.76%
South East +6 9 £325 +18.18%
Midlands +25 7 £238 -13.64% 2
North of England +73 5 £333 -19.64%
West Midlands +28 5 £238 +5.56%
North West - 4 £333 -
East Midlands -4 2 - - 2
Yorkshire +23 1 - -
Scotland -12 1 - -
Wales - 1 £300 -
East of England - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

VBA Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 147 (100.00%) VBA
2 109 (74.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 60 (40.82%) SQL
3 60 (40.82%) SQL Server
4 57 (38.78%) Front Office
5 48 (32.65%) Banking
6 47 (31.97%) C#
7 45 (30.61%) Finance
8 40 (27.21%) Oracle
9 39 (26.53%) RAD
10 37 (25.17%) Derivative
11 33 (22.45%) C++
12 31 (21.09%) Python
13 28 (19.05%) Fixed Income
14 25 (17.01%) Risk Management
14 25 (17.01%) MS Access
14 25 (17.01%) .NET
15 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
15 19 (12.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (12.93%) Quantitative Research
16 18 (12.24%) VB
17 17 (11.56%) Spreadsheet
18 16 (10.88%) Investment Banking
19 15 (10.20%) Java
19 15 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
20 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
21 13 (8.84%) Asset Management
21 13 (8.84%) .NET Framework
21 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
22 12 (8.16%) Degree

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 4 (2.72%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (2.72%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) SAS
Applications
1 109 (74.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (11.56%) Spreadsheet
3 14 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Orchestrade
1 2 (1.36%) RMDS
2 1 (0.68%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.72%) G Suite
1 4 (2.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (40.82%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.01%) MS Access
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.72%) BigQuery
5 4 (2.72%) KDB
5 4 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.36%) Power BI
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.68%) Big Data
8 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.68%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 57 (38.78%) Front Office
2 48 (32.65%) Banking
3 45 (30.61%) Finance
4 16 (10.88%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.04%) Automotive
6 2 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.36%) Electronics
6 2 (1.36%) Retail
6 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.68%) Advertising
7 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.68%) French Language
7 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Publishing
7 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (17.01%) .NET
2 13 (8.84%) .NET Framework
3 10 (6.80%) HTML
4 5 (3.40%) ActiveX
4 5 (3.40%) CSS
5 4 (2.72%) jQuery
6 3 (2.04%) ADO
7 2 (1.36%) MDX
8 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.68%) RESTful
8 1 (0.68%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (0.68%) Web Services
8 1 (0.68%) WinForms
8 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (25.17%) Derivative
2 28 (19.05%) Fixed Income
3 19 (12.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.12%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.40%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.72%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (2.72%) Equities
7 4 (2.72%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 3 (2.04%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.04%) Hedge funds
8 3 (2.04%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.68%) FMCG
9 1 (0.68%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.68%) NHS
9 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.68%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (26.53%) RAD
2 25 (17.01%) Risk Management
3 19 (12.93%) Quantitative Research
4 13 (8.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.84%) Asset Management
5 11 (7.48%) Data Analysis
6 9 (6.12%) SDLC
7 8 (5.44%) Workflow
8 7 (4.76%) Investment Management
8 7 (4.76%) Mathematics
8 7 (4.76%) Migration
8 7 (4.76%) Wealth Management
9 6 (4.08%) Analytics
9 6 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (4.08%) OO
10 5 (3.40%) Data Migration
10 5 (3.40%) Planning and Forecasting
10 5 (3.40%) Translating Business Requirements
11 4 (2.72%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (2.72%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 147 (100.00%) VBA
2 60 (40.82%) SQL
3 47 (31.97%) C#
4 33 (22.45%) C++
5 31 (21.09%) Python
6 18 (12.24%) VB
7 15 (10.20%) Java
8 6 (4.08%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.40%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.72%) Google Apps Script
10 4 (2.72%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (8.16%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.72%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.68%) MOS
4 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) MiFID
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (27.21%) Oracle
2 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.72%) Bloomberg
3 4 (2.72%) Google
4 3 (2.04%) Reuters
4 3 (2.04%) Sybase
5 2 (1.36%) Cognos
5 2 (1.36%) Retek
5 2 (1.36%) Sun
6 1 (0.68%) HP
6 1 (0.68%) Informatica
6 1 (0.68%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
6 1 (0.68%) Tableau
6 1 (0.68%) TIBCO