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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 76 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 1.43% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 5.39% 4.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 11
Median daily rate £400 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £216 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -21.05%
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
397 445 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.67% 26.55% 34.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 264 257
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 26 August 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 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (45.45%) MS Access
5 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) RAD
6 6 (27.27%) Banking
6 6 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
7 5 (22.73%) SDLC
7 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) VB
8 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (13.64%) PKI
9 3 (13.64%) Ruby
9 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.64%) OAuth
9 3 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (13.64%) Veritas File System
9 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
9 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
9 3 (13.64%) Analytics
9 3 (13.64%) TADDM
9 3 (13.64%) Prototyping

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 2 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.09%) MS Office
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) MS Access
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) SQLite
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.55%) Power BI
5 1 (4.55%) QlikView
5 1 (4.55%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 15 (68.18%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) International Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 5 (22.73%) VBA Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Applications Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Access Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Access VBA Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Excel Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior VBA Developer
5 2 (9.09%) VBA Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior QlikView Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior RAD Developer
6 1 (4.55%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) OAuth
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 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) Hedge funds
1 3 (13.64%) Mainframe
1 3 (13.64%) PKI
1 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Solaris
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) RAD
1 6 (27.27%) Translating Business Requirements
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) SDLC
3 3 (13.64%) Analytics
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
3 3 (13.64%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
3 3 (13.64%) Prototyping
3 3 (13.64%) Workflow
4 2 (9.09%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) ETL
4 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.09%) Release Management
4 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) VB
3 3 (13.64%) Java
3 3 (13.64%) Perl
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.64%) Ruby
3 3 (13.64%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas File System
1 3 (13.64%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Nagios
1 3 (13.64%) TADDM
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Veritas
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Logi Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Telerik
5 1 (4.55%) TIBCO