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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 97 85
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing VBA 9 38 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 1.47% 1.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.20% 4.35% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 25 19
Median daily rate £235 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £118 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £440 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -23.52%

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
748 873 1060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 33.75% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 415 511 607
Median daily rate £365 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £265 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £494 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 9 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £31.25 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 £20.00 £15.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.15 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

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
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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +5 5 £275 -26.66% 1
Glasgow -1 3 £195 +56.00% 2
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 17 (40.48%) VB
3 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 15 (35.71%) .NET
4 14 (33.33%) C#
5 12 (28.57%) Java
5 12 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
6 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 10 (23.81%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) ITIL
7 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 10 (23.81%) jQuery
8 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 9 (21.43%) Release Management
8 9 (21.43%) VB6
8 9 (21.43%) C++
8 9 (21.43%) MS Office
8 9 (21.43%) ILOG
8 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (21.43%) ITIL V3
9 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (14.29%) Windows
10 6 (14.29%) Linux
10 6 (14.29%) Oracle
10 6 (14.29%) Perl
10 6 (14.29%) Banking

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 3 (7.14%) SAS
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 2 (4.76%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (45.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) Relational Database
3 6 (14.29%) QlikView
4 5 (11.90%) Big Data
5 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (7.14%) DB2
5 3 (7.14%) MS Access
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (7.14%) RDBMS
5 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.38%) SAS Visual Analytics
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) JUnit
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.38%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Legal
5 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Applications Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.52%) Excel Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Access Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Splunk Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) VBA Developer
5 3 (7.14%) VBA Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Web Applications Support
6 2 (4.76%) Web Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (35.71%) .NET
2 10 (23.81%) jQuery
3 3 (7.14%) J2SE
3 3 (7.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 3 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Linux
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Configuration Management
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) ITIL V3
2 9 (21.43%) Release Management
2 9 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 7 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.52%) Analytics
5 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 3 (7.14%) Process Management
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
6 3 (7.14%) SIEM
6 3 (7.14%) Use Case
6 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) VB
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) C#
4 12 (28.57%) Java
4 12 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
6 9 (21.43%) C++
6 9 (21.43%) VB6
7 6 (14.29%) Perl
8 4 (9.52%) T-SQL
9 3 (7.14%) Python
9 3 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) CEH
2 3 (7.14%) CISM
2 3 (7.14%) CISSP
2 3 (7.14%) GIAC
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) XenApp
1 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) QRadar
2 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) ILOG
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) Infor
4 3 (7.14%) Splunk
4 3 (7.14%) Sybase
5 2 (4.76%) Charles River
5 2 (4.76%) Tableau
6 1 (2.38%) Cognos
6 1 (2.38%) Platfora
6 1 (2.38%) SAP