The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 April 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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 125 109
Rank change year-on-year +23 -16  
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.87% 1.49% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Median daily rate £375 £250 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -14.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £203 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £345 £353
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £19.61 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -46.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.38 £22.50
% change year-on-year +144.60% -22.77%  

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 697 941 869
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 31.86% 32.93% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 559 519
Median daily rate £375 £383 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +17.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 47
Median hourly rate £31.50 £20.50 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.65% -28.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £19.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £38.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.84% +7.04%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in the West Midlands

VBA
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Birmingham +18 6 £450 - 2
Coventry +6 4 £318 +51.19%
Warwickshire +5 3 £198 -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for VBA.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) QlikView
4 5 (22.73%) VB
5 4 (18.18%) SAS
5 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (18.18%) Finance
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.64%) Migration
6 3 (13.64%) Teradata
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (13.64%) HOOD
6 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Workfront
7 2 (9.09%) PMO
7 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
7 2 (9.09%) Analytics
7 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 2 (9.09%) Ariba
7 2 (9.09%) VBScript
7 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
7 2 (9.09%) SAP

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (18.18%) SAS
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Workfront
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) QlikView
2 4 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (4.55%) MS Access
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) VBA Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Excel Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Data Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Access Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Access VBA Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Report Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
7 2 (9.09%) QlikView Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) SAS Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Data Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Teradata Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) VB Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Data Migration Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.64%) HOOD
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Data Management
4 2 (9.09%) Demand Management
4 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
4 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Compliance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
5 1 (4.55%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Document Management
5 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.55%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) VB
3 2 (9.09%) C#
3 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Teradata
2 2 (9.09%) Ariba
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cognos
3 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau
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