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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.61% 1.49% 1.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.40% 4.66% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 11
Median daily rate £275 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -25.00%

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
358 451 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 43.55% 32.08% 37.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 261 277
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £52.00 £31.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.77% -33.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +13.19%

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 20 January 2017, 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 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (26.67%) Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) CEH
5 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Firewall
5 3 (20.00%) CISM
5 3 (20.00%) Process Management
5 3 (20.00%) GIAC
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) CISSP
5 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (20.00%) SIEM
5 3 (20.00%) Big Data
5 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (20.00%) QRadar
5 3 (20.00%) Security Operations

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Big Data
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 2 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Splunk Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix Support
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Server Support
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Process Management
2 3 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 3 (20.00%) SIEM
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (20.00%) Threat Detection
2 3 (20.00%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
3 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CEH
1 3 (20.00%) CISM
1 3 (20.00%) CISSP
1 3 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) Splunk
3 2 (13.33%) Charles River
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 1 (6.67%) Cognos
4 1 (6.67%) SAP
4 1 (6.67%) Tableau