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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 86 90 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -22
Contract jobs citing VBA 38 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.70% 1.52% 2.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.29% 4.96% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 34
Median daily rate £305 £325 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £215 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £418 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -16.66%
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
885 1008 1082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.54% 30.72% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 532 563
Median daily rate £340 £350 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.94% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £45.50
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 31 August 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 31 August 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
Renfrewshire - 15 £290 - 1
Edinburgh -10 9 £400 +23.07% 1
Glasgow +3 8 - - 1
South Lanarkshire - 3 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
1 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
2 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 21 (38.18%) VB
4 19 (34.55%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) Finance
5 18 (32.73%) .NET
6 16 (29.09%) C#
6 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
7 14 (25.45%) VB.NET
7 14 (25.45%) Release Management
8 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
8 13 (23.64%) MS Access
8 13 (23.64%) jQuery
8 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
9 12 (21.82%) ITIL V3
9 12 (21.82%) ILOG
9 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
9 12 (21.82%) C++
9 12 (21.82%) ITIL
9 12 (21.82%) VB6
10 11 (20.00%) Oracle
11 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (14.55%) Workflow
12 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (12.73%) Perl
13 7 (12.73%) Linux
13 7 (12.73%) Unix

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 (7.27%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (43.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.91%) MS Office
3 4 (7.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (43.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (29.09%) Relational Database
3 13 (23.64%) MS Access
4 5 (9.09%) QlikView
5 4 (7.27%) DB2
5 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.45%) MySQL
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.64%) SQLite
8 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.82%) Power BI
8 1 (1.82%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (7.27%) HP UFT
2 4 (7.27%) JUnit
2 4 (7.27%) TestDirector
3 2 (3.64%) JIRA
4 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (34.55%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) International Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
3 8 (14.55%) Applications Developer
4 6 (10.91%) Applications Support
4 6 (10.91%) VBA Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Web Applications Support
6 4 (7.27%) Excel Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Scala Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Web Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Web Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Web Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Access Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Defect Manager
7 3 (5.45%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) .NET
2 13 (23.64%) jQuery
3 6 (10.91%) Web Services
4 4 (7.27%) J2SE
4 4 (7.27%) Spring
5 3 (5.45%) HTML
5 3 (5.45%) OAuth
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.64%) CSS
6 2 (3.64%) XML
7 1 (1.82%) ActiveX
7 1 (1.82%) Ajax
7 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.82%) D3.js
7 1 (1.82%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (7.27%) Hedge funds
4 3 (5.45%) Clustering
4 3 (5.45%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.45%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.45%) PKI
4 3 (5.45%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.73%) Linux
1 7 (12.73%) Unix
2 3 (5.45%) Solaris
2 3 (5.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) Release Management
2 13 (23.64%) Test Scripting
3 12 (21.82%) Configuration Management
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL V3
4 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (14.55%) Workflow
6 7 (12.73%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Analytics
7 6 (10.91%) RAD
7 6 (10.91%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (9.09%) SDLC
8 5 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Defect Management
9 4 (7.27%) Functional Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.27%) Test Management
9 4 (7.27%) Validation
10 3 (5.45%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
1 21 (38.18%) VB
2 19 (34.55%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) C#
4 14 (25.45%) VB.NET
5 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
6 12 (21.82%) C++
6 12 (21.82%) VB6
7 7 (12.73%) Perl
8 4 (7.27%) Scala
9 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
9 3 (5.45%) Ruby
9 3 (5.45%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.45%) VBScript
10 2 (3.64%) C
11 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.64%) QA
3 1 (1.82%) Basel III
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (5.45%) Veritas File System
1 3 (5.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.45%) Nagios
2 3 (5.45%) TADDM
Vendors
1 22 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.82%) ILOG
3 11 (20.00%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) Sybase
5 3 (5.45%) HP
5 3 (5.45%) Infor
5 3 (5.45%) Veritas
6 1 (1.82%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (1.82%) Perforce
6 1 (1.82%) Platfora
6 1 (1.82%) Telerik
6 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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