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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 83 91 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Contract jobs citing VBA 41 43 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.86% 1.35% 2.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 4.36% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 35
Median daily rate £297 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.56% -0.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £216 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £432 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £326 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £32.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +95.12%
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
903 987 1075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 40.90% 30.97% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 525 608
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 16
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.38 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.48% +15.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £25.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 September 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 September 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 - 13 £290 -
Glasgow +12 11 £245 -27.40%
Edinburgh -1 9 £348 +7.07%
South Lanarkshire - 3 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) VB
3 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 22 (36.67%) .NET
5 20 (33.33%) C#
6 19 (31.67%) Java
6 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
7 17 (28.33%) Release Management
7 17 (28.33%) jQuery
7 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
7 17 (28.33%) VB.NET
8 16 (26.67%) ITIL
8 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 15 (25.00%) ITIL V3
9 15 (25.00%) C++
9 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
9 15 (25.00%) ILOG
9 15 (25.00%) VB6
10 14 (23.33%) Finance
11 12 (20.00%) MS Access
12 11 (18.33%) Oracle
12 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (13.33%) Banking
14 8 (13.33%) Workflow
14 8 (13.33%) MS Office
14 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills

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 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.33%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 3 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.67%) Relational Database
3 12 (20.00%) MS Access
4 7 (11.67%) QlikView
5 4 (6.67%) DB2
5 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.00%) Big Data
6 3 (5.00%) MySQL
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (3.33%) SQLite
8 1 (1.67%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.67%) Power BI
8 1 (1.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.67%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 1 (1.67%) Spotfire
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 4 (6.67%) JUnit
2 4 (6.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
5 1 (1.67%) International Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Applications Developer
4 7 (11.67%) Applications Support
5 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) VBA Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Support Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.33%) Web Applications Support
7 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Scala Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Applications Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Web Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Access Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Excel Developer
8 3 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) .NET
2 17 (28.33%) jQuery
3 4 (6.67%) J2SE
3 4 (6.67%) Spring
4 3 (5.00%) HTML
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) ActiveX
6 1 (1.67%) Ajax
6 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.67%) D3.js
6 1 (1.67%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (5.00%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.00%) Private Cloud
5 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.67%) Derivative
6 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.67%) Statistics
6 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Unix
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Release Management
2 16 (26.67%) ITIL
2 16 (26.67%) Test Scripting
3 15 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 15 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (13.33%) Workflow
6 7 (11.67%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Analytics
8 5 (8.33%) SDLC
8 5 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Defect Management
9 4 (6.67%) Functional Testing
9 4 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.67%) Test Management
9 4 (6.67%) Validation
10 3 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (5.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) VB
2 24 (40.00%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) C#
4 19 (31.67%) Java
5 17 (28.33%) JavaScript
5 17 (28.33%) VB.NET
6 15 (25.00%) C++
6 15 (25.00%) VB6
7 5 (8.33%) Perl
8 4 (6.67%) Scala
8 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (5.00%) Shell Script
9 3 (5.00%) VBScript
10 2 (3.33%) C
10 2 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) CEH
4 1 (1.67%) CISM
4 1 (1.67%) CISSP
4 1 (1.67%) GIAC
4 1 (1.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) Basel III
3 1 (1.67%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) XenApp
1 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 25 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.00%) ILOG
3 11 (18.33%) Oracle
4 4 (6.67%) Sybase
5 3 (5.00%) Citrix
5 3 (5.00%) Infor
6 2 (3.33%) HP
7 1 (1.67%) Logi Analytics
7 1 (1.67%) Perforce
7 1 (1.67%) Platfora
7 1 (1.67%) SAP
7 1 (1.67%) Splunk
7 1 (1.67%) Tableau
7 1 (1.67%) Telerik
7 1 (1.67%) TIBCO