Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 23 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)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 99 107
Rank change year-on-year +18 +8 -14
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.84% 0.35% 0.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 0.84% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Wales median daily rate £300 £325 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +6.56% -6.15%
10th Percentile £225 £181 £281
90th Percentile £373 £371 £345
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Wales median hourly rate - - £17.15
UK median hourly rate £24.49 £16.66 £22.50
% change year-on-year +47.01% -25.98% -

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 461 596 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 38.80% 42.03% 48.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 402 585
Wales median daily rate £375 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -
10th Percentile £253 £269 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 25
Wales median hourly rate £18.75 £55.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.91% +161.90% +5.53%
10th Percentile £14.29 £17.83 £13.00
90th Percentile £39.20 £77.50 £55.72
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Wales

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Wales

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Wales

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Wales

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Wales region over the 6 months to 23 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
South Wales +16 9 £300 -7.69% 3
VBA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for VBA.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (70.00%) Visualisation
3 7 (70.00%) PowerPivot
4 6 (60.00%) Power BI
4 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (40.00%) MS Access
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (40.00%) Python
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (40.00%) Gantt Chart
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (40.00%) R
5 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
6 3 (30.00%) Tableau
6 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
6 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (30.00%) ETL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (20.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) PowerPivot
3 6 (60.00%) Power BI
4 4 (40.00%) MS Access
5 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Report Developer
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Data Scientist
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Visualisation
2 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (40.00%) Gantt Chart
4 3 (30.00%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (30.00%) Data Modelling
4 3 (30.00%) Data Transformation
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 2 (20.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (10.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Physics
6 1 (10.00%) Statistics
6 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) R
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Tableau
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle