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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 48 65 47
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Contract jobs citing VBA 35 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.53% 0.65% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.14% 2.16% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 5
Average daily rate
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£404 £378 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +31.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £24.25
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -13.40%
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
430 371 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.11% 30.21% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 198 90
Average daily rate £383 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £248 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £449 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £16.13 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.57% -46.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 22 (48.89%) MS Excel
2 21 (46.67%) .NET
3 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
4 15 (33.33%) C#
4 15 (33.33%) SQL
5 14 (31.11%) MS Access
6 13 (28.89%) SharePoint
7 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
8 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
9 10 (22.22%) RAD
9 10 (22.22%) CSS
9 10 (22.22%) HTML
9 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 9 (20.00%) MVC
10 9 (20.00%) Project Management
11 8 (17.78%) Lotus
11 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
11 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
12 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
12 7 (15.56%) Banking
12 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.33%) Release Management
14 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
14 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (28.89%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
3 5 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (48.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) MS Access
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
1 2 (4.44%) Redmine
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.22%) NUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Excel Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Business Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) VBA Developer
6 3 (6.67%) LAN Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.67%) RAD Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planner
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Access Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) .NET
2 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) HTML
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (6.67%) WinForms
7 1 (2.22%) WPF
7 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) RAD
2 9 (20.00%) MVC
2 9 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
4 6 (13.33%) Release Management
5 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.44%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.44%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
9 1 (2.22%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) C#
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (17.78%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.44%) Java
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) Python
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) VCP4
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Lotus
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) SAP
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