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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 111 92 72
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -20
Contract jobs citing VBA 24 48 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.95% 1.50% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.61% 4.94% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 35
Median daily rate £320 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £445 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
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
920 972 1100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.39% 30.45% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 505 598
Median daily rate £340 £355 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £34.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -0.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £25.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.40 £55.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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 July 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 July 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 -18 10 £410 +18.84% 2
Renfrewshire -11 9 £275 -
Glasgow -7 4 - - 1
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
3 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
4 17 (36.17%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) SQL
5 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
6 14 (29.79%) MS Access
7 11 (23.40%) .NET
7 11 (23.40%) C#
8 10 (21.28%) VB
8 10 (21.28%) Linux
8 10 (21.28%) Banking
8 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
9 9 (19.15%) RAD
9 9 (19.15%) Unix
9 9 (19.15%) Windows
9 9 (19.15%) Oracle
9 9 (19.15%) Web Services
9 9 (19.15%) Perl
10 8 (17.02%) C++
10 8 (17.02%) Solaris
10 8 (17.02%) Release Management
10 8 (17.02%) Workflow
11 7 (14.89%) jQuery
11 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
11 7 (14.89%) Ruby
11 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
11 7 (14.89%) Hedge funds

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 (6.38%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.38%) MS Office
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (34.04%) SQL Server
2 14 (29.79%) MS Access
3 10 (21.28%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.38%) MySQL
5 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.26%) DB2
5 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.26%) SQLite
6 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) Power BI
6 1 (2.13%) QlikView
6 1 (2.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) HP UFT
1 3 (6.38%) TestDirector
1 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.26%) JIRA
2 2 (4.26%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 10 (21.28%) Banking
3 6 (12.77%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) International Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) VBA Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Applications Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Access Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Access VBA Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.38%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Excel Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Excel Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) VBA Programmer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 9 (19.15%) Web Services
3 7 (14.89%) jQuery
4 6 (12.77%) OAuth
5 4 (8.51%) XML
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.38%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) CSS
7 2 (4.26%) J2SE
7 2 (4.26%) Middleware
7 2 (4.26%) Spring
7 2 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (2.13%) ActiveX
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.13%) D3.js
8 1 (2.13%) Highcharts JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Hedge funds
2 6 (12.77%) Clustering
2 6 (12.77%) Mainframe
2 6 (12.77%) PKI
3 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.38%) Data Structures
4 3 (6.38%) Private Cloud
5 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.26%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.28%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Unix
2 9 (19.15%) Windows
3 8 (17.02%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) RAD
2 8 (17.02%) Release Management
2 8 (17.02%) Workflow
3 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.89%) Test Scripting
4 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.77%) Identity Management
4 6 (12.77%) ITIL
4 6 (12.77%) ITIL V3
4 6 (12.77%) Translating Business Requirements
5 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.64%) SDLC
6 4 (8.51%) Data Modelling
6 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
7 3 (6.38%) MVC
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.38%) Test Management
7 3 (6.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
1 17 (36.17%) SQL
2 11 (23.40%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) VB
4 9 (19.15%) Perl
5 8 (17.02%) C++
6 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
6 7 (14.89%) Ruby
7 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
7 6 (12.77%) VB6
8 3 (6.38%) Shell Script
8 3 (6.38%) VBScript
9 2 (4.26%) C
9 2 (4.26%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (4.26%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (12.77%) Veritas File System
1 6 (12.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Nagios
1 6 (12.77%) TADDM
2 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Oracle
3 6 (12.77%) ILOG
3 6 (12.77%) Veritas
4 4 (8.51%) Sybase
5 3 (6.38%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.13%) Logi Analytics
6 1 (2.13%) Perforce
6 1 (2.13%) Telerik
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