Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 121 118
Rank change year-on-year -29 -3 +9
Contract jobs citing VBA 16 28 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.47% 1.00% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.99% 2.18% 3.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £394 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +17.19% +3.23%
10th Percentile £330 £305 £157
90th Percentile £438 £470 £429
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £15.75

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 1,612 1,283 1,728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 47.43% 45.95% 43.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,133 892 1,198
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.91% +12.14%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £288
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +13.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 14
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.78% +42.86% -55.63%
10th Percentile £33.00 £11.15 £13.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.30 £21.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +77.78% +7.14% -40.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 27 May 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 27 May 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
Halifax +4 7 £364 +17.42% 1
Leeds -27 7 £400 +6.67% 2
VBA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
3 7 (43.75%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) .NET
5 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 3 (18.75%) MS Access
7 2 (12.50%) CRM
7 2 (12.50%) SAS
7 2 (12.50%) VB
7 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 2 (12.50%) Oracle
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Power BI
7 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (12.50%) WPF
7 2 (12.50%) QlikView

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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (43.75%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) MS Access
3 2 (12.50%) Power BI
3 2 (12.50%) QlikView
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) VBA Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Excel Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) VBA Specialist
6 1 (6.25%) Access Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (6.25%) Ajax
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Extraction
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) ETL
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) MVVM
4 1 (6.25%) Regulatory Compliance
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) VB
3 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau