Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 18 August 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 131 153
Rank change year-on-year -23 +22 -19
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.38% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.77% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 16
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £413 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.94% +18.53% +16.00%
10th Percentile £303 £305 £214
90th Percentile £438 £479 £438
Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £380 £370
% change year-on-year -6.58% +2.70% +23.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,661 1,242 1,839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 48.74% 43.66% 45.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,161 913 1,298
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £299
90th Percentile £535 £537 £525
Yorkshire median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +0.13% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 10
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.24 £38.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -51.99% +171.43% -60.00%
10th Percentile £13.64 £17.81 £12.38
90th Percentile £42.58 £41.75 £16.46
Yorkshire median hourly rate £33.50 £39.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -14.10% +151.61% -55.71%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in West Yorkshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in West Yorkshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in West Yorkshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in West Yorkshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2018. 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
Bradford - 4 £355 - 1
Halifax 0 3 £305 -1.61%
Leeds -28 3 £425 - 5
VBA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (30.77%) ETL Development
6 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) MS Access
7 3 (23.08%) VB
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) Tableau
8 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) Data Management
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
9 1 (7.69%) SAS
9 1 (7.69%) ERP
9 1 (7.69%) .NET
9 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 1 (7.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server 2016
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (23.08%) MS Access
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) SQL Developer
3 4 (30.77%) VBA Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Excel Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Sage 200 Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Sage Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) VB Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ETL
1 4 (30.77%) ETL Development
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Data Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
1 3 (23.08%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Sage