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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 130 76 76
Rank change year-on-year
-54 0
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 57 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.61% 1.95% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.80% 6.02% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 32
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £340 £316
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
999 947 1005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 34.04% 32.35% 39.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 497 596
Median daily rate £365 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 22
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +22.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -16 13 £400 -3.03% 5
Glasgow -14 5 £305 +5.17% 1
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VBA.

1 35 (77.78%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 13 (28.89%) MS Access
6 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (24.44%) Banking
8 10 (22.22%) Windows
9 9 (20.00%) RAD
9 9 (20.00%) Java
10 8 (17.78%) Solaris
10 8 (17.78%) Linux
11 7 (15.56%) Perl
11 7 (15.56%) Unix
11 7 (15.56%) Financial Institution
11 7 (15.56%) Ruby
11 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
11 7 (15.56%) Hedge funds
12 6 (13.33%) OAuth
12 6 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 6 (13.33%) Veritas File System
12 6 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 6 (13.33%) PKI
12 6 (13.33%) Identity Management
12 6 (13.33%) Veritas
12 6 (13.33%) Nagios
12 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
12 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.33%) Clustering

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 5 (11.11%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (13.33%) MS Office
3 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) LDAP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) MS Access
2 11 (24.44%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.44%) Star Schema
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) JIRA
1 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (77.78%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) International Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Developer
2 13 (28.89%) Analyst
3 7 (15.56%) VBA Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Excel Developer
4 6 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Access Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Access VBA Developer
6 4 (8.89%) Senior VBA Developer
7 3 (6.67%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Data Modeller
7 3 (6.67%) Report Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Applications Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Excel Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Senior Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.33%) OAuth
1 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Hedge funds
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.33%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Mainframe
2 6 (13.33%) PKI
3 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.67%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
6 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 8 (17.78%) Solaris
3 7 (15.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.00%) RAD
3 6 (13.33%) Identity Management
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
4 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
5 4 (8.89%) Analytics
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Data Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.89%) Investment Management
5 4 (8.89%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 3 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) SQL
2 9 (20.00%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) Perl
3 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
3 7 (15.56%) Ruby
4 5 (11.11%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) VBScript
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 6 (13.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (13.33%) Veritas File System
1 6 (13.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Nagios
1 6 (13.33%) TADDM
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) Veritas
3 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Sybase
4 2 (4.44%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.22%) Perforce
5 1 (2.22%) Teradata
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