The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 37 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing VBA 39 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.47% 4.23% 3.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 9.79% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 13
Average daily rate
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£331 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+62.85% -18.60%
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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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
442 286 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.63% 43.20% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 143 181
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 £278 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Glasgow region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Glasgow region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 26 (59.09%) SQL
2 23 (52.27%) Finance
3 19 (43.18%) Oracle
3 19 (43.18%) Banking
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
4 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
5 14 (31.82%) Java
5 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
6 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 11 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
7 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
7 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 11 (25.00%) Sybase
7 11 (25.00%) DHTML
7 11 (25.00%) HTML
7 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
7 11 (25.00%) EJB
7 11 (25.00%) CSS
7 11 (25.00%) JSP
7 11 (25.00%) Servlets
7 11 (25.00%) Web Services
7 11 (25.00%) XML
7 11 (25.00%) XSL
8 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (20.45%) Migration

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (11.36%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (34.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.64%) MS Office
3 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (6.82%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (2.27%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server
1 15 (34.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 10 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.36%) QlikView
6 4 (9.09%) MS Access
7 1 (2.27%) Spotfire
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Developer
2 14 (31.82%) Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) SQL Developer
4 9 (20.45%) Data Analyst
5 8 (18.18%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (9.09%) MI Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Business Data Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) MI Developer
7 3 (6.82%) VBA Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Defect Manager
8 2 (4.55%) QA Specialist
8 2 (4.55%) Test Specialist
9 1 (2.27%) QA Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.00%) EJB
1 11 (25.00%) CSS
1 11 (25.00%) JSP
1 11 (25.00%) Servlets
1 11 (25.00%) Web Services
1 11 (25.00%) XML
1 11 (25.00%) XSL
1 11 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 11 (25.00%) DHTML
1 11 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 11 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
1 11 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
2 9 (20.45%) Migration
3 8 (18.18%) Data Analysis
3 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (18.18%) Wealth Management
4 4 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.82%) Quality Management
6 2 (4.55%) Software Testing
6 2 (4.55%) System Testing
6 2 (4.55%) ETL
7 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.27%) OO
7 1 (2.27%) Scrum
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.27%) Fund Accounting
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) PL/SQL
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.82%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
1 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.82%) MOS
2 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.00%) Sybase
4 5 (11.36%) Business Objects
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (6.82%) TIBCO
7 2 (4.55%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) OpenLink
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