The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 58 73 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.43% 1.39% 0.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.38% 4.93% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Median daily rate £307 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £291 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £436 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
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 Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
385 426 539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.40% 28.19% 37.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 250 309
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.88% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBA.

1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Finance
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) Banking
5 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
5 5 (22.73%) MS Access
5 5 (22.73%) VB
5 5 (22.73%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) CEH
7 3 (13.64%) GIAC
7 3 (13.64%) Use Case
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
7 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (13.64%) Big Data
7 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (13.64%) Splunk
7 3 (13.64%) SIEM

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Firewall
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MS Access
3 3 (13.64%) Big Data
3 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (9.09%) SQLite
5 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Power BI
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView
5 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) VBA Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SIEM Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Splunk Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) VBA Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Access Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Database Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) ActiveX
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) D3.js
4 1 (4.55%) Highcharts JS
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
4 1 (4.55%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (22.73%) SDLC
2 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) Data Analysis
2 4 (18.18%) ETL
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
3 3 (13.64%) Process Management
3 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
3 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
3 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Threat Detection
3 3 (13.64%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (13.64%) Use Case
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) VB
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) Perl
4 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (13.64%) VBScript
5 2 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CEH
1 3 (13.64%) CISM
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
1 3 (13.64%) GIAC
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) QRadar
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Splunk
4 2 (9.09%) Charles River
5 1 (4.55%) Cognos
5 1 (4.55%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) Tableau
5 1 (4.55%) Telerik
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO