The first table below looks at the demand for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 58 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing VBA 22 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.74% 1.02% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.18% 3.54% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.72% +13.33%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
425 226 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.68% 28.75% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 107 99
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.21 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.86% -22.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.84 £12.42 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £50.00 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VBA
Scotland

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
3 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
3 10 (27.03%) Finance
4 9 (24.32%) Banking
5 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
6 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (18.92%) Java
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (16.22%) Visualforce
7 6 (16.22%) Apex Code
7 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (16.22%) MS Office
8 5 (13.51%) SAS
8 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
8 5 (13.51%) .NET
8 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
9 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
9 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
9 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.81%) Release Management
10 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (8.11%) Fund Accounting
10 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (8.11%) MS Access

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.51%) SAS
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
3 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.11%) MS Access
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) DB2
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) JUnit
1 1 (2.70%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) MI Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) VBA Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (5.41%) SQL Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Automated Test Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Programme Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Release Coordinator
9 1 (2.70%) Database Manager
9 1 (2.70%) Report Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Capacity Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Visualforce
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) XML
3 1 (2.70%) J2SE
3 1 (2.70%) JMS
3 1 (2.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.41%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) UNIX
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Business Analysis
2 5 (13.51%) Asset Management
2 5 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.81%) Quality Management
3 4 (10.81%) Release Management
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Project Management
4 3 (8.11%) RAD
4 3 (8.11%) Fund Accounting
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Investment Management
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
6 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Apex Code
4 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.41%) VBScript
5 2 (5.41%) VB
6 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (13.51%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Sybase
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago