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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 60 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +2
Contract jobs citing VBA 21 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.64% 1.06% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 3.74% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 6
Average daily rate £370 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.10% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £475 £363
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 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
424 214 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 33.02% 28.42% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 101 108
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 £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 14
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -49.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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 18 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 18 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 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (22.50%) .NET
5 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (20.00%) Banking
5 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (17.50%) Java
7 6 (15.00%) MS Office
7 6 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Visualforce
7 6 (15.00%) Apex Code
8 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (12.50%) SAS
8 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 5 (12.50%) Business Objects
9 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (10.00%) Release Management
10 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (7.50%) Project Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) SAS
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (7.50%) MS Access
7 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
8 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (2.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.50%) JUnit
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (57.50%) Developer
2 18 (45.00%) Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) MI Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) VBA Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Excel Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Applications Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Programme Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Release Coordinator
8 1 (2.50%) Database Manager
8 1 (2.50%) Report Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Capacity Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) JMS
3 1 (2.50%) J2SE
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Asset Management
1 6 (15.00%) Business Analysis
1 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
2 4 (10.00%) Release Management
3 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (7.50%) Project Management
3 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.50%) RAD
4 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (5.00%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.50%) Time Management
5 1 (2.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (72.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 6 (15.00%) Apex Code
4 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) VBScript
5 2 (5.00%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Sybase
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £425 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago