The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 49 59 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Contract jobs citing VBA 11 13 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.89% 1.42% 4.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.30% 3.50% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 18
Median daily rate £245 £338 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.40% +1.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
256 371 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.91% 40.59% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 178 203
Median daily rate £370 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 2
Median hourly rate £44.50 £55.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.09% +10.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +11.42%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (28.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 4 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) Sybase
3 4 (28.57%) DB2
3 4 (28.57%) JUnit
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) J2SE
4 3 (21.43%) MS Access
4 3 (21.43%) VB
4 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 4 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 3 (21.43%) MS Access
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Scala Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Excel Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) VBA Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) J2SE
2 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (28.57%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk
3 1 (7.14%) Derivative
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) Process Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Credit Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (7.14%) Data Management
5 1 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) Release Management
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Java
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 4 (28.57%) Scala
3 3 (21.43%) VB
3 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) C++
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (7.14%) Basel III
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Sybase
3 1 (7.14%) ILOG
3 1 (7.14%) Perforce