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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 52 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing VBA 13 10 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.65% 1.61% 2.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.47% 3.69% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.13% +4.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -17.00%
VBA
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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
291 271 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.84% 43.64% 54.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 150 248
Average daily rate £388 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £21.50 £24.69 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -34.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £16.87 £15.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015, 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 10 (52.63%) Finance
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
5 6 (31.58%) Oracle
6 5 (26.32%) Java
6 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 5 (26.32%) Sybase
6 5 (26.32%) JSP
6 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Release Management
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
7 4 (21.05%) Servlets
7 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (21.05%) DHTML
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) RAD
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) XML
7 4 (21.05%) XSL
7 4 (21.05%) EJB
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
8 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) JBoss
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (21.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (10.53%) QlikView
4 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) MS Access
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) MSI
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Excel Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) RAD Developer
4 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Access Developer
5 2 (10.53%) VBA Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) JSP
1 5 (26.32%) Hibernate
2 4 (21.05%) Servlets
2 4 (21.05%) DHTML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) XSL
2 4 (21.05%) EJB
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Struts
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) Regular Expression
3 1 (5.26%) JAX-RS
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE 5
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss Seam
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) RichFaces
3 1 (5.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Release Management
1 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (21.05%) RAD
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Wealth Management
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Validation
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) Analytics
4 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 5 (26.32%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 2 (10.53%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) CRISC
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
3 5 (26.32%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) HP
4 2 (10.53%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) Cognos
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) McAfee
5 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
5 1 (5.26%) Lumension