The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 29 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)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 106 113
Rank change year-on-year -3 +7  
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 39 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.73% 1.39% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.75% 3.04% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 24
Median daily rate £405 £378 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.28% +25.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £310 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £410 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -17.77% -  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 858 1282 1173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 41.69% 45.83% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1242 1741 1779
Median daily rate £400 £400 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £303 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £538 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 69
Median hourly rate £40.00 £15.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +162.29% -61.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £12.25 £24.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Yorkshire

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBA in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Yorkshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Yorkshire

VBA
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 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
West Yorkshire +27 14 £409 +2.18% 10
South Yorkshire -19 1 £348 -7.20%
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 29 (93.55%) SQL
2 21 (67.74%) Finance
3 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (45.16%) SAS
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
5 11 (35.48%) Degree
6 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
6 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 9 (29.03%) MS Access
8 7 (22.58%) Banking
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (22.58%) Project Management
8 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (22.58%) Statistics
9 6 (19.35%) Data Quality
9 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (19.35%) CRM
9 6 (19.35%) C#
10 5 (16.13%) MVC
10 5 (16.13%) Data Management
10 5 (16.13%) VB
10 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
10 5 (16.13%) Big Data
10 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
10 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
10 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (45.16%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) Stata
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (29.03%) MS Access
3 7 (22.58%) Data Mining
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (16.13%) Big Data
4 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (16.13%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (9.68%) DTS
6 2 (6.45%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 1 (3.23%) Power BI
7 1 (3.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Toad
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (67.74%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Billing
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) SQL Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (12.90%) Business Information Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Information Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) SAS Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) SAS Information Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) VBA Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Digital Business Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) SSIS Developer
9 1 (3.23%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 5 (16.13%) Entity Framework
1 5 (16.13%) jQuery
1 5 (16.13%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (16.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (16.13%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (6.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.68%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
2 7 (22.58%) Project Management
2 7 (22.58%) Statistics
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) Data Management
4 5 (16.13%) Inversion of Control
4 5 (16.13%) MVC
5 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.90%) Data Ingestion
5 4 (12.90%) Operations Research
5 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (9.68%) Change Management
6 3 (9.68%) Data Cleansing
6 3 (9.68%) Economics
6 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.68%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.45%) Project Governance
7 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) SQL
2 11 (35.48%) T-SQL
3 6 (19.35%) C#
4 5 (16.13%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.90%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.45%) PMP
4 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) Data Quality
2 3 (9.68%) PMO
3 1 (3.23%) P3O
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Cognos
2 4 (12.90%) SAP
2 4 (12.90%) Tableau
3 1 (3.23%) DevExpress