The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 8 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 7.14% - 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% - 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate £475 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £355 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.45% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +2.00%
VBA
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
15 12 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 53.57% 26.09% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 16
Average daily rate £483 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.85% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £326 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £395 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Aberdeen region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VBA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (100.00%) Star Schema
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) OBIEE Developer
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft