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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 67 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.47% 0.53% 0.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.23% 2.16% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £265 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £349 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.96
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -20.30%
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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
426 278 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.89% 24.65% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 109 88
Average daily rate £375 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.27% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £220 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.65 £20.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014, 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 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 27 (46.55%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) MS Office
4 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
5 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
6 14 (24.14%) Banking
7 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (20.69%) .NET
8 10 (17.24%) C#
8 10 (17.24%) SAS
8 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
9 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
9 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (15.52%) Mainframe
10 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (13.79%) CMS
10 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (13.79%) Degree
10 8 (13.79%) Analytics
11 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
11 7 (12.07%) VB
12 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
12 6 (10.34%) Project Management
12 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
13 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
13 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
14 4 (6.90%) Migration

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 10 (17.24%) SAS
2 8 (13.79%) CMS
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (29.31%) MS Office
2 14 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.72%) MS Access
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MSTest
1 1 (1.72%) Moq
1 1 (1.72%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (53.45%) Finance
2 14 (24.14%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Marketing
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Front Office
6 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Analyst
2 20 (34.48%) Developer
3 8 (13.79%) Applications Support
3 8 (13.79%) VBA Developer
4 5 (8.62%) MI Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Report Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Fraud Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (5.17%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (3.45%) Programmer
7 2 (3.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) VB Developer
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) Visualforce
3 1 (1.72%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Mainframe
2 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.90%) Statistics
4 2 (3.45%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.72%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Business Analysis
2 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
3 8 (13.79%) Analytics
4 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.34%) Project Management
4 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.90%) Migration
6 4 (6.90%) Quality Management
6 4 (6.90%) Benchmarking
6 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.90%) Operations Research
6 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.90%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (6.90%) Statistical Modelling
7 3 (5.17%) Release Management
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 2 (3.45%) Workflow
8 2 (3.45%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 27 (46.55%) SQL
2 10 (17.24%) C#
3 7 (12.07%) VB
4 4 (6.90%) VB6
5 3 (5.17%) Apex Code
5 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.17%) Java
6 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) CTC Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) XenApp
1 1 (1.72%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Business Objects
2 4 (6.90%) TSYS
3 3 (5.17%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 2 (3.45%) Teradata
5 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.72%) Oracle