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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 72 50
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 20 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% 1.37% 2.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% 4.27% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 18
Median daily rate £275 £375 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -7.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.48 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+123.55% -9.52%

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
361 468 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.08% 32.08% 31.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 270 273
Median daily rate £388 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Median hourly rate £52.17 £40.25 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.61% -15.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 25 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBA.

1 10 (55.56%) Windows
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) Python
3 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 7 (38.89%) Use Case
3 7 (38.89%) SIEM
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
5 5 (27.78%) MS Office
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) Law
6 4 (22.22%) Database Security
6 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 3 (16.67%) Splunk
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (16.67%) QRadar
7 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
7 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) Big Data
7 3 (16.67%) Threat Detection
7 3 (16.67%) Firewall
7 3 (16.67%) CISM

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
1 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Big Data
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) MS Access
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Law
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
1 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 5 (27.78%) Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Database Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) VBA Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Database Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Server Support
5 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) SIEM
1 7 (38.89%) Use Case
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) Database Security
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (16.67%) Process Management
3 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (16.67%) Threat Detection
4 2 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) ETL
4 2 (11.11%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Perl
1 7 (38.89%) Python
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) CEH
1 3 (16.67%) CISM
1 3 (16.67%) CISSP
1 3 (16.67%) GIAC
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) XenApp
1 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Splunk
4 2 (11.11%) Charles River
5 1 (5.56%) Cognos
5 1 (5.56%) SAP
5 1 (5.56%) Tableau