Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 140 144 139
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -21
Contract jobs citing VBA 21 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.63% 0.30% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 0.71% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 15
West Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.39% +10.71% +16.67%
10th Percentile £325 £358 £297
90th Percentile £406 £405 £414
Yorkshire median daily rate £355 £388 £350
% change year-on-year -8.39% +10.71% +16.67%
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 1,451 1,269 1,391
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 43.40% 41.84% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,016 954 959
West Yorkshire median daily rate £402 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.38% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £284
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £405 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 13
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.39% +196.30% -22.86%
10th Percentile £14.21 £39.30 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.08 £40.70 £32.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.25 £40.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year -49.39% +162.30% -21.79%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +4 10 £388 -3.13% 3
Bradford - 7 £355 - 2
Halifax 0 3 £405 +10.96%
VBA
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (38.10%) ETL
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
5 7 (33.33%) C#
5 7 (33.33%) ETL Development
6 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
7 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (19.05%) Power BI
8 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (14.29%) Tableau
8 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Analytics
9 2 (9.52%) Validation

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 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server 2016
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (52.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
5 4 (19.05%) NoSQL
5 4 (19.05%) Power BI
6 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Data Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Data Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SSIS Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Excel Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VBA Developer
6 1 (4.76%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SAS Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Pandas
1 1 (4.76%) PySpark
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ETL
2 7 (33.33%) ETL Development
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 3 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Analytics
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Data Entry
7 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.76%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Python
3 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) RedGate
3 1 (4.76%) Sage