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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 46 48 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs citing VBA 19 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.20% 2.85% 3.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.60% 5.60% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 18
Average daily rate
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£355 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £187 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £429 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.11%
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
288 411 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.41% 50.93% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 169 183
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £443 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £11.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 July 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 29 July 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 30 (66.67%) SQL
2 28 (62.22%) Finance
3 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
5 15 (33.33%) Oracle
5 15 (33.33%) Banking
5 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (26.67%) Data Analysis
6 12 (26.67%) HTML
6 12 (26.67%) Java
6 12 (26.67%) XSL
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
7 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 10 (22.22%) Sybase
7 10 (22.22%) Investment Banking
8 9 (20.00%) Wealth Management
8 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (20.00%) EJB
8 9 (20.00%) CSS
8 9 (20.00%) JSP
8 9 (20.00%) Servlets
8 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 9 (20.00%) XML
8 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.00%) DHTML
8 9 (20.00%) Hibernate

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.22%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 15 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 9 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (17.78%) QlikView
4 8 (17.78%) MS Access
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (8.89%) Data Mining
7 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
8 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects XI
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Banking
3 10 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Developer
2 16 (35.56%) SQL Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Access Developer
5 6 (13.33%) MI Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Excel Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Risk Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) VBA Developer
8 3 (6.67%) RAD Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Risk Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Excel VBA Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Applications Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Programmer
10 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) HTML
1 12 (26.67%) XSL
2 9 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (20.00%) DHTML
2 9 (20.00%) EJB
2 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 9 (20.00%) JSP
2 9 (20.00%) Servlets
2 9 (20.00%) Web Services
2 9 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) UNIX
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Data Analysis
2 10 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 9 (20.00%) Wealth Management
3 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.11%) RAD
5 5 (11.11%) Release Management
5 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.67%) Data Mapping
7 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) ETL
8 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
8 2 (4.44%) Migration
9 1 (2.22%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.22%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 30 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (26.67%) Java
3 10 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.22%) VB
7 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) CISA
1 6 (13.33%) CRISC
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) CISM
4 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) COBIT
2 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Oracle
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 10 (22.22%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) Trillium
4 1 (2.22%) HP
4 1 (2.22%) Informatica
4 1 (2.22%) McAfee
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
4 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
4 1 (2.22%) Lumension
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago