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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 55 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing VBA 25 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.83% 1.16% 1.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.20% 3.86% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 8
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +23.80%
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
481 337 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.16% 29.96% 31.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 171 103
Average daily rate £385 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £405 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.53 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.89% -4.21%

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 January 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 January 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 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 15 (50.00%) C#
4 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
5 13 (43.33%) MS Access
5 13 (43.33%) SharePoint
6 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (33.33%) CSS
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
7 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 9 (30.00%) MVC
8 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (30.00%) Project Management
9 8 (26.67%) Lotus
9 8 (26.67%) IBM Notes
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) SQL
10 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (13.33%) Windows
12 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
13 3 (10.00%) WinForms
13 3 (10.00%) Banking
13 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
13 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (43.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (26.67%) IBM Notes
3 5 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (43.33%) MS Access
3 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) Redmine
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) NUnit
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planner
3 3 (10.00%) Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Access Developer
4 2 (6.67%) VBA Developer
5 1 (3.33%) .NET Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Administrator
5 1 (3.33%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Database Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 3 (10.00%) WinForms
7 1 (3.33%) XML
7 1 (3.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) MVC
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Management
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Web Development
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) RAD
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Release Management
5 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.67%) Python
5 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Java
5 2 (6.67%) C++
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Lotus
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago