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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 60 49 58
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing VBA 5 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 2.64% 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 7.12% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 3
Median daily rate £305 £290 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +28.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £314
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +10.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
291 323 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 45.12% 37.08% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 168 217
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £31.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 May 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 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (50.00%) MS Access
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) MS Office
6 3 (30.00%) C#
6 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
7 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (20.00%) CRM
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) VBScript
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
8 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 1 (10.00%) Migration
8 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (10.00%) Perforce

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MS Access
2 3 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Access Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Access VBA Developer
2 3 (30.00%) VBA Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Excel Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) VBA Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Objects Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Robotic Process Automation
2 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Case Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Basel III
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Perforce