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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 78 73 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Contract jobs citing VBA 51 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.75% 2.01% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.50% 5.04% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 21
Average daily rate
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£318 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
- -40.47%
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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
927 1032 1028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 31.74% 39.83% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 618 486
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 20
Average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.20 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.42% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 -23 22 £448 +27.85% 1
Glasgow +7 21 £290 +28.88% 2
Stirling -3 3 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
VBA
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 57 (57.58%) SQL
2 52 (52.53%) Finance
3 42 (42.42%) MS Excel
4 31 (31.31%) Banking
5 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
6 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 20 (20.20%) HTML
7 20 (20.20%) MS Access
7 20 (20.20%) CSS
8 19 (19.19%) .NET
9 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 17 (17.17%) Data Analysis
10 17 (17.17%) C#
11 16 (16.16%) SharePoint
12 14 (14.14%) Project Management
13 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.12%) Data Modelling
14 12 (12.12%) Java
14 12 (12.12%) Oracle
15 11 (11.11%) RAD
16 10 (10.10%) RDBMS
16 10 (10.10%) JSP
16 10 (10.10%) Servlets
16 10 (10.10%) Web Services
16 10 (10.10%) XML
16 10 (10.10%) XSL
16 10 (10.10%) EJB
16 10 (10.10%) DHTML
16 10 (10.10%) Sybase

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 16 (16.16%) SharePoint
2 8 (8.08%) IBM Notes
3 7 (7.07%) SAS
3 7 (7.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (5.05%) MS Project Server
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.01%) Lync
Applications
1 42 (42.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Project
3 4 (4.04%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.02%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.01%) FRx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.05%) LAN
2 1 (1.01%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) SQL Server
2 20 (20.20%) MS Access
3 18 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (10.10%) RDBMS
4 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (10.10%) Relational Database
5 9 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (8.08%) QlikView
7 4 (4.04%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.01%) Spotfire
10 1 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.02%) Subversion
2 2 (2.02%) Mercurial
2 2 (2.02%) Redmine
2 2 (2.02%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.01%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.01%) MSI
3 1 (1.01%) NUnit
General
1 52 (52.53%) Finance
2 31 (31.31%) Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Investment Banking
3 7 (7.07%) Marketing
4 5 (5.05%) Retail
5 3 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Developer
2 31 (31.31%) Analyst
3 12 (12.12%) SQL Developer
4 11 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 9 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) .NET Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Access Developer
6 8 (8.08%) Excel Developer
7 7 (7.07%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Credit Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) VBA Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Applications Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.04%) Consultant
10 4 (4.04%) Network Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.20%) CSS
1 20 (20.20%) HTML
2 19 (19.19%) .NET
3 10 (10.10%) DHTML
3 10 (10.10%) EJB
3 10 (10.10%) JSP
3 10 (10.10%) Servlets
3 10 (10.10%) Web Services
3 10 (10.10%) XML
3 10 (10.10%) XSL
3 10 (10.10%) Hibernate
4 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (5.05%) Entity Framework
7 2 (2.02%) WinForms
8 1 (1.01%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) Credit Risk
3 5 (5.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.02%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.01%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.01%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.04%) Windows
2 1 (1.01%) NetWare
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Vista
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.17%) Data Analysis
2 14 (14.14%) Project Management
3 12 (12.12%) Data Modelling
4 11 (11.11%) RAD
5 10 (10.10%) Business Analysis
5 10 (10.10%) Analytics
5 10 (10.10%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 9 (9.09%) Wealth Management
6 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (8.08%) MVC
8 7 (7.07%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.07%) Release Management
8 7 (7.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (7.07%) Risk Analytics
8 7 (7.07%) Portfolio Management
9 6 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (6.06%) Asset Management
9 6 (6.06%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 57 (57.58%) SQL
2 18 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 17 (17.17%) C#
4 12 (12.12%) Java
5 10 (10.10%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.08%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.04%) VB
9 2 (2.02%) C++
9 2 (2.02%) Python
9 2 (2.02%) Ruby
10 1 (1.01%) X++
10 1 (1.01%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.01%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CRISC
3 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.04%) CISA
3 4 (4.04%) CISM
4 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) COBIT
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.01%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Oracle
3 10 (10.10%) Sybase
4 8 (8.08%) Lotus
5 7 (7.07%) Teradata
6 3 (3.03%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.02%) HP
8 1 (1.01%) Citrix
8 1 (1.01%) McAfee
8 1 (1.01%) VMware
8 1 (1.01%) SAP
8 1 (1.01%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.01%) Lumension