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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 63 55 59
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 21 31 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.42% 2.43% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.96% 6.64% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 24 2
Average daily rate
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£448 £350 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.85% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £400 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £300
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -25.67%
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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
423 467 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.62% 36.66% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 311 98
Average daily rate £363 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £244 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £28.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.12% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 28 (53.85%) SQL
3 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
3 19 (36.54%) Banking
4 12 (23.08%) .NET
5 10 (19.23%) RAD
5 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 10 (19.23%) Project Management
6 9 (17.31%) C#
7 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
7 8 (15.38%) CSS
7 8 (15.38%) SAS
7 8 (15.38%) MS Access
7 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
7 8 (15.38%) Analytics
8 7 (13.46%) HTML
8 7 (13.46%) Teradata
8 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
8 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
8 7 (13.46%) Marketing
8 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
8 7 (13.46%) Credit Risk
8 7 (13.46%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (13.46%) Risk Analytics
9 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (11.54%) IBM Notes
9 6 (11.54%) MVC

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 8 (15.38%) SAS
2 6 (11.54%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 8 (15.38%) MS Access
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.92%) HP UFT
1 1 (1.92%) NUnit
1 1 (1.92%) Subversion
1 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
1 1 (1.92%) Redmine
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 19 (36.54%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Marketing
4 5 (9.62%) Retail
5 3 (5.77%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (46.15%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Risk Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Data Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Excel Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Credit Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) LAN Administrator
6 4 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Business Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (5.77%) SharePoint Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Support
7 3 (5.77%) VBA Developer
7 3 (5.77%) RAD Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 8 (15.38%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) .NET Framework
3 7 (13.46%) HTML
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (9.62%) Entity Framework
6 2 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Credit Risk
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.23%) Project Management
1 10 (19.23%) RAD
2 8 (15.38%) Analytics
3 7 (13.46%) Risk Analytics
3 7 (13.46%) Portfolio Management
3 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
3 7 (13.46%) Business Analysis
3 7 (13.46%) Risk Management
4 6 (11.54%) MVC
5 5 (9.62%) Release Management
6 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (7.69%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.69%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.77%) Target Operating Model
7 3 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.77%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.85%) Data Management
8 2 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) C#
3 6 (11.54%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
5 4 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.92%) VBScript
6 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Teradata
3 6 (11.54%) Lotus