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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 88 78 75
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Contract jobs citing VBA 34 45 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 1.83% 1.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 4.84% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 22
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £228 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £404 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+6.38% +25.33%
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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
1138 929 697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 41.25% 37.70% 31.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 492 399
Average daily rate £375 £325 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £233 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 19
Average hourly rate £25.50 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.53% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.90 £15.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 -21 13 £350 +7.69% 6
Glasgow -9 8 £470 +88.00% 5
Stirling - 5 £384 -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 62 (62.63%) SQL Server
2 60 (60.61%) SQL
3 39 (39.39%) MS Excel
4 38 (38.38%) Microsoft
5 37 (37.37%) Finance
6 34 (34.34%) C#
7 29 (29.29%) SharePoint
8 27 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
9 26 (26.26%) Oracle
10 24 (24.24%) .NET
10 24 (24.24%) Banking
11 23 (23.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 21 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (19.19%) HTML
13 19 (19.19%) Java
14 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
14 18 (18.18%) CSS
14 18 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
15 17 (17.17%) Sybase
15 17 (17.17%) MS Office
15 17 (17.17%) XML
16 16 (16.16%) JSP
16 16 (16.16%) Hibernate
17 15 (15.15%) DHTML
17 15 (15.15%) EJB
17 15 (15.15%) Servlets
17 15 (15.15%) Web Services
17 15 (15.15%) XSL
17 15 (15.15%) MS Access
17 15 (15.15%) RDBMS

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 29 (29.29%) SharePoint
2 18 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 15 (15.15%) MS Project Server
4 8 (8.08%) CMS
5 5 (5.05%) SAS
6 2 (2.02%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.01%) JBoss
Applications
1 39 (39.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (17.17%) MS Office
3 15 (15.15%) InfoPath
4 11 (11.11%) MS Project
5 6 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (3.03%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (2.02%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (1.01%) Endur
3 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.01%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (62.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (27.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (23.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (21.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (15.15%) Relational Database
5 15 (15.15%) RDBMS
5 15 (15.15%) MS Access
6 8 (8.08%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (5.05%) DTS
7 5 (5.05%) QlikView
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.01%) MySQL
9 1 (1.01%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.01%) MSTest
2 1 (1.01%) Moq
General
1 37 (37.37%) Finance
2 24 (24.24%) Banking
3 6 (6.06%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.01%) Billing
5 1 (1.01%) Legal
5 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (61.62%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Analyst
3 16 (16.16%) SQL Developer
4 11 (11.11%) Data Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 9 (9.09%) Tools Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Applications Support
7 7 (7.07%) VBA Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Access Developer
8 5 (5.05%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior SQL Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Business Data Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.03%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.24%) .NET
2 19 (19.19%) HTML
3 18 (18.18%) CSS
4 17 (17.17%) XML
5 16 (16.16%) Hibernate
5 16 (16.16%) JSP
6 15 (15.15%) Servlets
6 15 (15.15%) DHTML
6 15 (15.15%) XSL
6 15 (15.15%) EJB
6 15 (15.15%) Web Services
7 4 (4.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (3.03%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.02%) jQuery
10 1 (1.01%) JBoss Seam
10 1 (1.01%) Java EE 5
10 1 (1.01%) RichFaces
10 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.01%) REST
10 1 (1.01%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Equities
2 4 (4.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.01%) GIS
4 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) UNIX
4 1 (1.01%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
2 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
3 13 (13.13%) Technical Analysis
4 12 (12.12%) Migration
5 10 (10.10%) Wealth Management
6 9 (9.09%) Project Management
6 9 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.08%) Data Analysis
8 7 (7.07%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.06%) Programme Management
10 5 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (4.04%) ITIL
12 3 (3.03%) MVC
12 3 (3.03%) Business Analysis
12 3 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
13 2 (2.02%) Analytics
13 2 (2.02%) Software Testing
13 2 (2.02%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (60.61%) SQL
2 34 (34.34%) C#
3 19 (19.19%) Java
4 18 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
6 11 (11.11%) VB
7 5 (5.05%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.03%) C++
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) VB6
9 1 (1.01%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.02%) MOS
5 2 (2.02%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.02%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) XenApp
2 1 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.26%) Oracle
3 17 (17.17%) Sybase
4 5 (5.05%) Business Objects
4 5 (5.05%) Citrix
5 4 (4.04%) HP
5 4 (4.04%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.02%) Cognos
7 2 (2.02%) Lotus
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.01%) OpenLink
8 1 (1.01%) Nintex
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