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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 89 65 78
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +13
Contract jobs citing VBA 51 66 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.60% 2.39% 1.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.18% 5.91% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 20
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£350 £338 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £400 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £331 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.88% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £28.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +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
985 1116 871
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.88% 40.43% 35.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 601 415
Average daily rate £355 £368 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -1.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 16
Average hourly rate £40.38 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -18 25 £350 - 1
Glasgow +1 19 £355 +11.81%
West Lothian - 3 £280 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 70 (63.06%) SQL
1 70 (63.06%) Finance
2 47 (42.34%) Banking
3 40 (36.04%) MS Excel
4 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
4 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
5 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (18.02%) Data Analysis
7 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (15.32%) RAD
8 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (13.51%) Oracle
10 14 (12.61%) HTML
11 13 (11.71%) MS Access
12 12 (10.81%) XSL
12 12 (10.81%) Java
13 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
13 11 (9.91%) Asset Management
13 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
13 11 (9.91%) CSS
13 11 (9.91%) Analytics
14 10 (9.01%) Wealth Management
14 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
14 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
14 10 (9.01%) Sybase
15 9 (8.11%) .NET
15 9 (8.11%) DHTML

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (8.11%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.21%) SAS
3 5 (4.50%) MS Project Server
3 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.90%) Lync
5 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (36.04%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) MS Office
3 5 (4.50%) MS Project
4 4 (3.60%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.80%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.90%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) LAN
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (15.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (11.71%) MS Access
5 10 (9.01%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (8.11%) Relational Database
6 9 (8.11%) RDBMS
7 8 (7.21%) QlikView
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (3.60%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Power View
12 1 (0.90%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.90%) Spotfire
12 1 (0.90%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.90%) MSI
General
1 70 (63.06%) Finance
2 47 (42.34%) Banking
3 11 (9.91%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.31%) Retail
4 7 (6.31%) Marketing
5 5 (4.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Developer
2 40 (36.04%) Analyst
3 20 (18.02%) SQL Developer
4 12 (10.81%) Business Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) VBA Developer
5 11 (9.91%) Risk Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Access Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Excel Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Developer
8 7 (6.31%) MI Analyst
8 7 (6.31%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Junior
10 5 (4.50%) Applications Developer
10 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Developer
10 5 (4.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Credit Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 4 (3.60%) LAN Administrator
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.61%) HTML
2 12 (10.81%) XSL
3 11 (9.91%) CSS
4 9 (8.11%) JSP
4 9 (8.11%) Servlets
4 9 (8.11%) Web Services
4 9 (8.11%) XML
4 9 (8.11%) .NET
4 9 (8.11%) DHTML
4 9 (8.11%) EJB
4 9 (8.11%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.90%) MDX
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.90%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.31%) Credit Risk
3 5 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.60%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) UNIX
2 3 (2.70%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.90%) NetWare
3 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.02%) Data Analysis
2 18 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (15.32%) RAD
4 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
4 11 (9.91%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (9.91%) Asset Management
4 11 (9.91%) Analytics
5 10 (9.01%) Wealth Management
6 9 (8.11%) Unit Testing
6 9 (8.11%) Risk Management
6 9 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (7.21%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (6.31%) Risk Analytics
8 7 (6.31%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (6.31%) Migration
8 7 (6.31%) Release Management
9 6 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (5.41%) Project Management
10 5 (4.50%) Business Analysis
10 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 70 (63.06%) SQL
2 12 (10.81%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.01%) PL/SQL
4 7 (6.31%) VB.NET
5 6 (5.41%) C#
5 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.50%) VB
7 4 (3.60%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.90%) VBScript
8 1 (0.90%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.41%) CISA
1 6 (5.41%) Degree
1 6 (5.41%) CRISC
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) CISM
3 3 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.60%) COBIT
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.51%) Oracle
3 10 (9.01%) Sybase
4 7 (6.31%) Teradata
5 4 (3.60%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) Citrix
7 1 (0.90%) Informatica
7 1 (0.90%) Lotus
7 1 (0.90%) McAfee
7 1 (0.90%) VMware
7 1 (0.90%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.90%) Lumension
7 1 (0.90%) Trillium
Edinburgh
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £233 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago