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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 93 69 91
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22  
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.75% 2.00% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 4.89% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 19
Median daily rate £350 £290 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.68% -2.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £151 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £15.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.46% -22.98%  

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 634 777 773
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 47.28% 40.81% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 447 538 506
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 13
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% -61.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -4 7 £440 +17.33% 8
Halifax - 3 £310 -
VBA
Yorkshire

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (50.00%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (36.36%) MS Access
5 8 (36.36%) SAS
6 7 (31.82%) Data Mining
6 7 (31.82%) SAP
7 6 (27.27%) VB
7 6 (27.27%) ActiveX
7 6 (27.27%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Big Data
8 5 (22.73%) Database Theory
8 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (22.73%) Data Management
8 5 (22.73%) DAO
8 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 5 (22.73%) CRM
8 5 (22.73%) ADO
8 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 4 (18.18%) Stata
9 4 (18.18%) Statistics
9 4 (18.18%) Operations Research

VBA
Top Related 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 8 (36.36%) SAS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
3 1 (4.55%) GeoServer
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) Stata
3 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) MS Access
2 7 (31.82%) Data Mining
3 5 (22.73%) Big Data
4 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (9.09%) QlikView
6 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Business Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) VBA Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
5 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Excel Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SSRS Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Access VBA Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Digital Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Report Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (4.55%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) ActiveX
2 5 (22.73%) ADO
2 5 (22.73%) DAO
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) COM+
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) PostGIS
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) NHS
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) CRM
4 5 (22.73%) Data Management
4 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
4 5 (22.73%) Database Theory
4 5 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Operations Research
5 4 (18.18%) Statistics
6 3 (13.64%) Economics
6 3 (13.64%) Statistical Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Change Management
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.09%) Operations Management
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) VB
3 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) C++
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (9.09%) CCA
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) MCAD
1 2 (9.09%) MCSD
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Alterian
4 1 (4.55%) ESRI