The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 102 97 91
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing VBA 19 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.96% 1.36% 1.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 4.43% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 16
Median daily rate £272 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £118 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £424 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
- -23.52%
VBA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
843 880 1131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.77% 30.73% 40.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 505 653
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 £243 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.68% -6.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £25.00 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £43.20 £44.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VBA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VBA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VBA
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VBA across the Scotland region.

VBA Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VBA across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

VBA Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VBA
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Scotland region.

VBA Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VBA
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +12 13 £307 -15.31% 4
Glasgow -1 5 £220 +81.44% 2
Renfrewshire -2 1 £272 -25.47%
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBA.

1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 26 (42.62%) VB
3 24 (39.34%) SQL
4 23 (37.70%) .NET
5 21 (34.43%) C#
6 20 (32.79%) Java
6 20 (32.79%) Relational Database
7 18 (29.51%) VB.NET
7 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
7 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
8 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
8 17 (27.87%) jQuery
9 16 (26.23%) Test Scripting
9 16 (26.23%) ITIL
9 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
10 15 (24.59%) ILOG
10 15 (24.59%) C++
10 15 (24.59%) VB6
10 15 (24.59%) Release Management
10 15 (24.59%) ITIL V3
11 13 (21.31%) Finance
11 13 (21.31%) Oracle
12 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (14.75%) MS Office
14 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (13.11%) Linux
15 8 (13.11%) Perl
15 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (6.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (4.92%) SAS
2 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Office
3 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (3.28%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) Firewall
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (32.79%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.48%) QlikView
4 6 (9.84%) MS Access
5 5 (8.20%) Big Data
5 5 (8.20%) DB2
5 5 (8.20%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.92%) MySQL
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (3.28%) SQLite
8 1 (1.64%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.64%) Power BI
8 1 (1.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.20%) JUnit
3 4 (6.56%) HP UFT
3 4 (6.56%) TestDirector
General
1 13 (21.31%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 2 (3.28%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Legal
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 13 (21.31%) Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Applications Developer
3 7 (11.48%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) VBA Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (8.20%) Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Scala Developer
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Web Applications Support
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Excel Specialist
6 4 (6.56%) Web Applications Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) Web Support Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Report Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Security Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.70%) .NET
2 17 (27.87%) jQuery
3 5 (8.20%) J2SE
3 5 (8.20%) Spring
4 3 (4.92%) HTML
4 3 (4.92%) Web Services
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.64%) ActiveX
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.64%) D3.js
6 1 (1.64%) Highcharts JS
6 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Equity Derivative
3 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.92%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.92%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
4 3 (4.92%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.28%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Derivative
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) Unix
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Configuration Management
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
1 16 (26.23%) Test Scripting
2 15 (24.59%) ITIL V3
2 15 (24.59%) Release Management
3 9 (14.75%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (11.48%) Workflow
6 6 (9.84%) Migration
7 5 (8.20%) Analytics
7 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (8.20%) SDLC
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Defect Management
8 4 (6.56%) Functional Testing
8 4 (6.56%) Process Improvement
8 4 (6.56%) Test Automation
8 4 (6.56%) Test Management
8 4 (6.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 26 (42.62%) VB
2 24 (39.34%) SQL
3 21 (34.43%) C#
4 20 (32.79%) Java
5 18 (29.51%) VB.NET
6 17 (27.87%) JavaScript
7 15 (24.59%) C++
7 15 (24.59%) VB6
8 8 (13.11%) Perl
9 5 (8.20%) Scala
10 4 (6.56%) Python
10 4 (6.56%) T-SQL
11 3 (4.92%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.92%) VBScript
12 2 (3.28%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) CEH
3 3 (4.92%) CISM
3 3 (4.92%) CISSP
3 3 (4.92%) GIAC
4 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) XenApp
1 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.92%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) ILOG
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle
4 5 (8.20%) Sybase
5 3 (4.92%) Citrix
5 3 (4.92%) Infor
5 3 (4.92%) Splunk
6 2 (3.28%) Charles River
6 2 (3.28%) Tableau
7 1 (1.64%) Cognos
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (1.64%) Platfora
7 1 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (1.64%) Telerik
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO