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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 71 67 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 10 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.95% 1.54% 1.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 5.87% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 9
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £216 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £438 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
392 443 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.30% 26.20% 33.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 264 254
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £47.25 £25.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.12% -27.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

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 September 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 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) MS Access
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Banking
6 5 (23.81%) VB
6 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (19.05%) MS Office
7 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 3 (14.29%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
8 3 (14.29%) .NET
8 3 (14.29%) MySQL
8 3 (14.29%) VBScript
8 3 (14.29%) HTML
8 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 3 (14.29%) RAD
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) Migration
8 3 (14.29%) Private Cloud
8 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
8 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
8 3 (14.29%) Workflow
8 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

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 (9.52%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) MS Access
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
4 2 (9.52%) SQLite
5 1 (4.76%) Big Data
5 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 1 (4.76%) Power BI
5 1 (4.76%) QlikView
5 1 (4.76%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Retail Banking
4 1 (4.76%) International Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) VBA Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Applications Developer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Access Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Access VBA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Excel Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior VBA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VBA Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior RAD Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 1 (4.76%) ActiveX
3 1 (4.76%) Ajax
3 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) D3.js
3 1 (4.76%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (4.76%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (23.81%) SDLC
1 5 (23.81%) Translating Business Requirements
2 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 3 (14.29%) Migration
2 3 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 3 (14.29%) Prototyping
2 3 (14.29%) RAD
2 3 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (9.52%) Analytics
3 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
3 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
3 2 (9.52%) ETL
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Time Management
4 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
4 1 (4.76%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) VB
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) VBScript
4 2 (9.52%) Python
5 1 (4.76%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) CEH
1 1 (4.76%) CISM
1 1 (4.76%) CISSP
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) GIAC
1 1 (4.76%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) XenApp
1 1 (4.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) HP
4 1 (4.76%) Logi Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Telerik
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO