Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 156 125
Rank change year-on-year +9 -31 -7
Contract jobs citing VBA 7 17 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.48% 1.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 1.07% 3.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 39
West Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £320 £257 £200
90th Percentile £398 £416 £390
Yorkshire median daily rate £363 £358 £300
% change year-on-year +1.40% +19.17% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £19.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £19.50

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 1260 1592 1754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 41.24% 44.54% 39.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 1107 1184
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £268
90th Percentile £525 £525 £513
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £355
% change year-on-year - +12.68% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 26
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +196.30% -30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £33.75 £12.90 £12.69
90th Percentile £40.30 £32.50 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £14.87 £19.75
% change year-on-year +169.09% -24.73% -21.00%

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 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 21 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
Leeds +1 4 £320 -17.42% 8
Halifax +16 3 £405 +12.50%
VBA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Banking
4 3 (42.86%) MS Access
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) SAS
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (28.57%) Retail
5 2 (28.57%) Cognos
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 2 (28.57%) Tableau
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (28.57%) Data Ingestion
5 2 (28.57%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (14.29%) PMO
6 1 (14.29%) Power BI
6 1 (14.29%) Project Governance
6 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
6 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) QlikView
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Resource Management

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 2 (28.57%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) PowerPivot
2 1 (14.29%) QlikView
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CRM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
1 2 (28.57%) Data Ingestion
1 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 1 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) DSDM
2 1 (14.29%) ETL
2 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Cognos
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle