The table below looks at the statistics for VBA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VBA over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 84 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Contract jobs citing VBA 51 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.53% 2.29% 1.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.95% 5.69% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 34 20
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£325 £339 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.05% +12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £447 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
- +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.12 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-8.35% +62.85%
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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
1031 1124 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.96% 40.14% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 586 383
Average daily rate £350 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 24
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £45.00 £40.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.89 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.10% +2.94%

VBA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VBA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -2 26 £325 -7.14% 1
Glasgow -11 19 £350 +3.70% 3
West Lothian - 5 £280 -
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA.

1 67 (65.69%) Finance
2 63 (61.76%) SQL
3 44 (43.14%) Banking
4 32 (31.37%) MS Excel
5 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
6 20 (19.61%) Data Analysis
6 20 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
9 14 (13.73%) Oracle
10 13 (12.75%) HTML
10 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (11.76%) Java
11 12 (11.76%) XSL
12 11 (10.78%) Investment Banking
12 11 (10.78%) MS Access
12 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
12 11 (10.78%) Analytics
13 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (9.80%) CSS
13 10 (9.80%) Sybase
13 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
14 9 (8.82%) Retail
14 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
14 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
14 9 (8.82%) MS Office
14 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
14 9 (8.82%) DHTML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing VBA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VBA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.84%) SAS
2 5 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.96%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.96%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.98%) Lync
Applications
1 32 (31.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Office
3 3 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.96%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.96%) MS Project
5 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.98%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.98%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 18 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (10.78%) MS Access
5 10 (9.80%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (8.82%) RDBMS
6 9 (8.82%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.84%) QlikView
8 4 (3.92%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (3.92%) Data Mining
9 3 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.94%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (1.96%) OLAP
10 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Power View
10 2 (1.96%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
11 1 (0.98%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (65.69%) Finance
2 44 (43.14%) Banking
3 11 (10.78%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.82%) Retail
5 7 (6.86%) Retail Banking
5 7 (6.86%) Marketing
6 2 (1.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 49 (48.04%) Analyst
2 42 (41.18%) Developer
3 20 (19.61%) SQL Developer
4 13 (12.75%) Business Analyst
5 12 (11.76%) MI Analyst
6 11 (10.78%) VBA Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Access Developer
9 7 (6.86%) Data Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) SQL Server Developer
11 5 (4.90%) Credit Analyst
11 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Analyst Developer
12 4 (3.92%) Junior
12 4 (3.92%) Test Analyst
13 3 (2.94%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.75%) HTML
2 12 (11.76%) XSL
3 10 (9.80%) CSS
4 9 (8.82%) JSP
4 9 (8.82%) Servlets
4 9 (8.82%) Web Services
4 9 (8.82%) XML
4 9 (8.82%) DHTML
4 9 (8.82%) EJB
4 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
5 4 (3.92%) .NET
6 2 (1.96%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.86%) Credit Risk
3 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.98%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.98%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.92%) UNIX
2 2 (1.96%) Windows
2 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.61%) Stakeholder Management
1 20 (19.61%) Data Analysis
2 11 (10.78%) Data Modelling
2 11 (10.78%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (10.78%) Analytics
3 9 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
3 9 (8.82%) Wealth Management
4 8 (7.84%) Asset Management
5 7 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (6.86%) Portfolio Management
5 7 (6.86%) Migration
5 7 (6.86%) RAD
5 7 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (6.86%) Risk Analytics
6 6 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (5.88%) Project Management
6 6 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 4 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.92%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (61.76%) SQL
2 12 (11.76%) Java
3 10 (9.80%) PL/SQL
4 9 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.92%) VB
5 4 (3.92%) Shell Script
6 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.96%) C#
7 2 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.98%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.88%) CISA
1 6 (5.88%) CRISC
2 4 (3.92%) CISM
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
3 2 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.98%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.92%) COBIT
2 2 (1.96%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.96%) SLA
3 1 (0.98%) QA
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (6.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.73%) Oracle
3 10 (9.80%) Sybase
4 7 (6.86%) Teradata
5 6 (5.88%) HP
6 2 (1.96%) Citrix
6 2 (1.96%) Google
6 2 (1.96%) Mapinfo
7 1 (0.98%) Trillium
7 1 (0.98%) Informatica
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