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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 50 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.28% 1.19% 2.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 2.90% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Average daily rate £200 £470 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.44% +108.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £383 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £475 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £368 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.92% +22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.00% -
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
197 310 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.42% 40.90% 44.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 189 137
Average daily rate £338 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £24.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 February 2016.

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 February 2016, 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 4 (28.57%) MS Access
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
6 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 2 (14.29%) VBScript
6 2 (14.29%) GIS
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.14%) Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
7 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (7.14%) COBIT
7 1 (7.14%) MDX
7 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) QlikView
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) iPhone

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (7.14%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) 2G
1 1 (7.14%) 3G
1 1 (7.14%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (14.29%) GIS
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Access Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Access VBA Developer
4 2 (14.29%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Cost Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Excel Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior VBA Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) VBA Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (7.14%) iPhone
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (14.29%) Robotic Process Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Case Management
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
3 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISA
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
1 1 (7.14%) CRISC
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cognos
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy