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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 98 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing VBA 27 41 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.07% 1.55% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 4.19% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 14
Average daily rate £363 £410 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% +17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £467 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £23.68 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-17.63% -12.31%
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
817 979 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 32.47% 36.92% 34.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 585 420
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -21.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 17 £398 -0.62% 11
Glasgow +8 8 £200 -57.67%
Aberdeen - 2 £475 -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
3 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
4 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (18.33%) Workflow
6 10 (16.67%) MS Access
6 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 9 (15.00%) SAS
7 9 (15.00%) Banking
8 8 (13.33%) .NET
8 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
10 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
10 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.00%) MS Office
10 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
10 6 (10.00%) Windows
10 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
11 5 (8.33%) C#
11 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
11 5 (8.33%) GIS
11 5 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
11 5 (8.33%) Investment Management
11 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (6.67%) Analytics
12 4 (6.67%) Nintex
12 4 (6.67%) Risk Management

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (15.00%) SAS
2 6 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.00%) ArcGIS
5 1 (1.67%) Smallworld
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Cognos Controller
1 1 (1.67%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) 2G
1 1 (1.67%) 3G
1 1 (1.67%) 4G
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (16.67%) MS Access
2 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.33%) GIS
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (5.00%) QlikView
6 2 (3.33%) QGIS
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.33%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.67%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (55.00%) Finance
2 9 (15.00%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) Marketing
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) VBA Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 6 (10.00%) Excel Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
3 6 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Report Analyst
4 5 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Senior VBA Developer
6 3 (5.00%) SAS Analyst
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Excel Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Senior Excel VBA Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Access Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (1.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.67%) Middleware
3 1 (1.67%) OAuth
3 1 (1.67%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.67%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) iPhone
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 2 (3.33%) Solaris
2 2 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (18.33%) Workflow
3 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Investment Management
6 4 (6.67%) Analytics
6 4 (6.67%) Data Management
6 4 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.00%) ETL
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.33%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (3.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.33%) Release Management
8 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 5 (8.33%) C#
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) Perl
5 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.33%) Python
5 2 (3.33%) Ruby
5 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.33%) VBScript
6 1 (1.67%) C
6 1 (1.67%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (1.67%) Veritas File System
1 1 (1.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
2 1 (1.67%) TADDM
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Nintex
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Mapinfo
4 2 (3.33%) HP
4 2 (3.33%) Teradata
5 1 (1.67%) Cognos
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Remedy
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
5 1 (1.67%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.67%) Veritas
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