The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 96 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing VBA 30 36 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.13% 1.54% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.02% 3.71% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 16
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +4.44%
Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
995 970 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.55% 41.40% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 510 375
Average daily rate £363 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 28
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £12.42 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £44.00 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VBA
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 21 £370 -22.10% 4
Stirling +4 1 - -
VBA
UK

VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (66.67%) SQL
2 35 (46.67%) MS Excel
3 30 (40.00%) Finance
4 21 (28.00%) .NET
5 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 19 (25.33%) MS Access
7 17 (22.67%) Banking
8 16 (21.33%) SharePoint
8 16 (21.33%) VB
9 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (16.00%) Business Objects
10 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 10 (13.33%) VB6
12 9 (12.00%) Asset Management
12 9 (12.00%) MS Office
12 9 (12.00%) Java
12 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
13 8 (10.67%) Intranet
13 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
13 8 (10.67%) Investment Banking
13 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (9.33%) Analytics
14 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
14 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (8.00%) Visualforce
15 6 (8.00%) Apex Code

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (21.33%) SharePoint
2 13 (17.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (25.33%) MS Access
3 12 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (5.33%) QlikView
8 3 (4.00%) DB2
8 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (2.67%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects XI
9 2 (2.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle9i Database
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
10 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (1.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 17 (22.67%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Private Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Front Office
6 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (58.67%) Analyst
2 34 (45.33%) Developer
3 11 (14.67%) Business Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 10 (13.33%) MI Analyst
5 9 (12.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 9 (12.00%) Programmer
6 7 (9.33%) VBA Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Senior Applications Developer
10 3 (4.00%) SQL Developer
10 3 (4.00%) Excel Developer
11 2 (2.67%) Senior Database Developer
11 2 (2.67%) PMO Analyst
11 2 (2.67%) Business Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.00%) .NET
2 10 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.00%) Visualforce
4 3 (4.00%) J2SE
4 3 (4.00%) JMS
4 3 (4.00%) Spring
5 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.67%) Data Extraction
3 1 (1.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.33%) Equities
3 1 (1.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) UNIX
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (12.00%) Asset Management
3 8 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (10.67%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.33%) Analytics
4 7 (9.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (6.67%) Release Management
5 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.33%) RAD
6 4 (5.33%) Quality Management
7 3 (4.00%) Project Management
7 3 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.00%) Wealth Management
7 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.00%) Fund Accounting
8 2 (2.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.67%) Time Management
9 1 (1.33%) Change Management
9 1 (1.33%) Migration
9 1 (1.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (66.67%) SQL
2 16 (21.33%) VB
3 10 (13.33%) VB6
4 9 (12.00%) Java
5 6 (8.00%) Apex Code
6 5 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.00%) Perl
8 2 (2.67%) Scala
8 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.67%) VBScript
8 2 (2.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (16.00%) Business Objects
2 9 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (6.67%) Sybase
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle
6 1 (1.33%) Informatica
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