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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 112 99 107
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8  
Contract jobs citing VBA 15 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.69% 1.42% 0.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.58% 3.44% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 22
Median daily rate £349 £250 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.60% -16.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £151 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £364 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 949 1164 1076
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 43.94% 41.34% 40.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 641 792 703
Median daily rate £400 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 25 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.76% -18.75%  
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Yorkshire

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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
West Yorkshire -17 10 £350 +20.68% 9
South Yorkshire - 5 £348 -
VBA
England

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
5 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
5 13 (34.21%) SAP
6 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
7 11 (28.95%) MS Access
8 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (23.68%) C#
10 8 (21.05%) VB
10 8 (21.05%) ActiveX
10 8 (21.05%) SAS
10 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (18.42%) Data Cleansing
11 7 (18.42%) Database Theory
11 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
11 7 (18.42%) Data Mining
11 7 (18.42%) .NET
11 7 (18.42%) ADO
11 7 (18.42%) DAO
11 7 (18.42%) Project Management
12 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (15.79%) MVC
12 6 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (15.79%) Inversion of Control

VBA
Top Related 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 8 (21.05%) SAS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.63%) GeoServer
Applications
1 15 (39.47%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.53%) Stata
3 3 (7.89%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) MS Access
3 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (18.42%) Data Mining
6 6 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (13.16%) Big Data
8 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
9 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.26%) QlikView
10 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
10 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
11 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (2.63%) Power BI
11 1 (2.63%) SAP BW
11 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Developer
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Developer
3 7 (18.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (10.53%) Business Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.89%) VBA Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Developer
7 2 (5.26%) ETL Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Excel Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SSRS Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) ActiveX
2 7 (18.42%) .NET
2 7 (18.42%) ADO
2 7 (18.42%) DAO
3 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 6 (15.79%) Entity Framework
3 6 (15.79%) jQuery
3 6 (15.79%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (15.79%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (5.26%) COM+
5 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.63%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (2.63%) PostGIS
5 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 3 (7.89%) Tandem
3 2 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (18.42%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
3 7 (18.42%) Database Theory
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Analytics
4 6 (15.79%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (15.79%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) Data Management
6 4 (10.53%) Operations Research
6 4 (10.53%) Statistics
7 3 (7.89%) Economics
7 3 (7.89%) Statistical Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Web Development
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (71.05%) SQL
2 12 (31.58%) T-SQL
3 9 (23.68%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) VB
5 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.26%) C++
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.26%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (5.26%) CCA
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
1 2 (5.26%) MCAD
1 2 (5.26%) MCSD
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Alterian
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (2.63%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.63%) ESRI