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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 48 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing VBA 19 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.09% 4.24% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.21% 8.55% 10.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.12 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +62.85%
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 Glasgow region.

Programming Languages Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
365 433 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.11% 49.66% 41.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 190 135
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £264 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 27 (67.50%) Finance
3 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 15 (37.50%) Banking
4 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (35.00%) Oracle
6 12 (30.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) XSL
7 11 (27.50%) Data Analysis
7 11 (27.50%) Investment Banking
8 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
8 10 (25.00%) Sybase
8 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 9 (22.50%) RDBMS
9 9 (22.50%) DHTML
9 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (22.50%) EJB
9 9 (22.50%) CSS
9 9 (22.50%) JSP
9 9 (22.50%) Servlets
9 9 (22.50%) Web Services
9 9 (22.50%) XML
9 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
9 9 (22.50%) Wealth Management
9 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (22.50%) Relational Database

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Applications
1 15 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
3 9 (22.50%) RDBMS
4 8 (20.00%) MS Access
4 8 (20.00%) QlikView
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP
7 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects XI
7 1 (2.50%) Spotfire
7 1 (2.50%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 27 (67.50%) Finance
2 15 (37.50%) Banking
3 11 (27.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Developer
2 16 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Access Developer
5 6 (15.00%) MI Analyst
6 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
6 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
7 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) VBA Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
10 1 (2.50%) IT Risk Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Risk Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) SQL Programmer
10 1 (2.50%) Database Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Consultant
10 1 (2.50%) Programmer
10 1 (2.50%) Financial Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.00%) HTML
1 12 (30.00%) XSL
2 9 (22.50%) Hibernate
2 9 (22.50%) DHTML
2 9 (22.50%) EJB
2 9 (22.50%) CSS
2 9 (22.50%) JSP
2 9 (22.50%) Servlets
2 9 (22.50%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Data Analysis
2 10 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (22.50%) Wealth Management
3 9 (22.50%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (17.50%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.50%) Data Mapping
8 3 (7.50%) Analytics
9 2 (5.00%) Time Management
9 2 (5.00%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.00%) Migration
9 2 (5.00%) ETL
9 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.50%) RAD
10 1 (2.50%) CRM
10 1 (2.50%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (30.00%) Java
3 10 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CISA
1 6 (15.00%) CRISC
2 4 (10.00%) CISM
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) Oracle
2 10 (25.00%) Sybase
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Trillium
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