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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 48 64 41
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing VBA 30 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.06% 1.05% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.58% 3.27% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 4
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £225 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £295 £295
% change year-on-year
+18.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.25 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.56 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -18.18%
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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
396 398 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.25% 32.17% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 204 90
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 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 30 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 30 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 19 (42.22%) .NET
3 16 (35.56%) SQL
4 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 14 (31.11%) C#
5 14 (31.11%) MS Access
6 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
7 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
7 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
8 10 (22.22%) CSS
8 10 (22.22%) RAD
8 10 (22.22%) HTML
8 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
9 9 (20.00%) Project Management
9 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
10 8 (17.78%) Lotus
10 8 (17.78%) MVC
10 8 (17.78%) Banking
10 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
11 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
12 6 (13.33%) Release Management
13 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
13 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
13 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
13 5 (11.11%) LAN
14 4 (8.89%) Migration

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 11 (24.44%) SharePoint
2 8 (17.78%) IBM Notes
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (48.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (31.11%) MS Access
3 8 (17.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Subversion
1 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
1 2 (4.44%) Redmine
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.22%) NUnit
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Excel Developer
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Business Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) VBA Developer
5 4 (8.89%) LAN Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) RAD Developer
6 3 (6.67%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Access Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planner
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
3 10 (22.22%) CSS
3 10 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 10 (22.22%) HTML
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (11.11%) Entity Framework
6 2 (4.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) RAD
2 9 (20.00%) Project Management
3 8 (17.78%) MVC
4 7 (15.56%) Business Analysis
5 6 (13.33%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.67%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.44%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (4.44%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Test Management
9 1 (2.22%) Manual Testing
9 1 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 14 (31.11%) C#
3 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) VB.NET
5 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) Python
6 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 2 (4.44%) C++
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VBScript
7 1 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) 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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