The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 51 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing VBA 29 22 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.00% 1.75% 0.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.46% 5.14% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £295
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.12 £22.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+12.89% -41.13%
VBA
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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
389 428 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.86% 34.02% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 249 108
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £25.00 £21.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% +17.86%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
2 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Finance
3 18 (33.33%) .NET
4 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
5 14 (25.93%) MS Access
6 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
6 13 (24.07%) C#
7 12 (22.22%) Banking
8 11 (20.37%) CSS
8 11 (20.37%) Project Management
9 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
9 10 (18.52%) RAD
9 10 (18.52%) HTML
9 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
10 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
11 8 (14.81%) IBM Notes
11 8 (14.81%) Lotus
11 8 (14.81%) MVC
11 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
13 6 (11.11%) Release Management
13 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
14 5 (9.26%) Investment Management
14 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
14 5 (9.26%) LAN

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.81%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 26 (48.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LAN
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
1 14 (25.93%) MS Access
2 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.70%) Redmine
1 2 (3.70%) Mercurial
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (1.85%) NUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (38.89%) Finance
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (57.41%) Developer
2 10 (18.52%) Analyst
3 9 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Excel Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.41%) Business Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) LAN Administrator
6 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (7.41%) VBA Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Access Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Network Support
7 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.56%) RAD Developer
7 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planner
8 2 (3.70%) Network Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) .NET
2 11 (20.37%) CSS
3 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET
3 10 (18.52%) HTML
3 10 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.26%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.85%) Data Conversion
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Project Management
2 10 (18.52%) RAD
3 8 (14.81%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.11%) Release Management
6 5 (9.26%) Investment Management
7 4 (7.41%) Migration
7 4 (7.41%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.41%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
9 2 (3.70%) Risk Analytics
9 2 (3.70%) Analytics
9 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 2 (3.70%) ETL
9 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.70%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (3.70%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.70%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) Java
6 2 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.85%) VBScript
7 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.81%) Lotus
3 2 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
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