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 3 months to 25 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 106 93
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Contract jobs citing VBA 14 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.99% 0.74% 1.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.26% 1.61% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 18
Median daily rate £409 £400 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.18% +41.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £427 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% -  

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 620 930 825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 43.97% 46.02% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 648 577
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Median hourly rate £39.00 £14.88 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.18% -62.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.63 £13.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £16.09 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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
Leeds +21 11 £413 +42.24% 9
Halifax +6 3 £405 -1.21%
VBA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 16 (66.67%) Finance
3 14 (58.33%) SAS
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (45.83%) Degree
5 10 (41.67%) Mathematics
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) MS Access
8 7 (29.17%) Data Mining
8 7 (29.17%) Banking
8 7 (29.17%) Statistics
9 6 (25.00%) Project Management
9 6 (25.00%) CRM
9 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
10 5 (20.83%) Big Data
10 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
10 5 (20.83%) VB
10 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (20.83%) Data Management
11 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (16.67%) Operations Research
11 4 (16.67%) Stata
11 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.67%) SAP
11 4 (16.67%) Cognos
11 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
11 4 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
11 4 (16.67%) Numerate Degree

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 14 (58.33%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (16.67%) Stata
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) MS Access
2 7 (29.17%) Data Mining
3 5 (20.83%) Big Data
3 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 3 (12.50%) DTS
6 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (8.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (4.17%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 16 (66.67%) Finance
2 7 (29.17%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Billing
4 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Business Information Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Data Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SAS Information Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (8.33%) VBA Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Digital Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Excel Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Mathematics
2 7 (29.17%) Statistics
3 6 (25.00%) CRM
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.83%) Data Management
5 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (16.67%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (16.67%) Operations Research
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (12.50%) Economics
6 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (8.33%) Resource Management
7 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) T-SQL
2 5 (20.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (16.67%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.33%) PMO
3 1 (4.17%) P3O
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Cognos
2 4 (16.67%) SAP
2 4 (16.67%) Tableau