Period
to 22 January 2020

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 6 months to 22 January 2020 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
6 months to
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 144 170 173
Rank change year-on-year +26 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 24 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.49% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.87% 1.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 9
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £355 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.20% -8.39% +10.71%
10th Percentile £400 £325 £358
90th Percentile £450 £444 £405
England median daily rate £425 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate £21.32 - -
England median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -38.98% +68.57%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,258 2,039 1,685
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.61% 41.83% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 1,406 1,216
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £294 £283
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £480 £480 £475
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 24
Yorkshire median hourly rate £20.11 £20.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% -49.39% +162.30%
10th Percentile £12.53 £15.00 £23.90
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 6 months to 22 January 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +24 7 £413 +16.20% 3
South Yorkshire +23 2 £425 +3.03% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
VBA
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for VBA.

1 9 (81.82%) SQL
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (54.55%) ETL
4 5 (45.45%) TDD
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Azure
6 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Power BI
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (18.18%) Power Platform

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
1 2 (18.18%) OneDrive
1 2 (18.18%) Power Platform
2 1 (9.09%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) Power BI
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (9.09%) Data Lake
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 1 (9.09%) PowerPivot
4 1 (9.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 2 (18.18%) Public Sector
3 1 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Python Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Data Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Power BI Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Python Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Core
1 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Pandas
1 1 (9.09%) PySpark
1 1 (9.09%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ETL
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (45.45%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Data Development
5 1 (9.09%) Data Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Citrix
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) RedGate
2 1 (9.09%) Tableau