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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Rank 73 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing VBA 55 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 2.00% 1.54% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.14% 4.27% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 24
Average daily rate
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£330 £295 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% -18.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £213 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £365 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £275 £305
% change year-on-year
+18.18% -9.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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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
1071 913 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.92% 36.03% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 629 446 384
Average daily rate £375 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.37% +1.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 42
Average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.77 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.10 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Glasgow -5 25 £350 +16.66% 2
Stirling - 9 £384 -
Edinburgh -11 8 £338 +16.37% 1
North Lanarkshire - - - -
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VBA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 65 (56.52%) SQL
2 58 (50.43%) Finance
3 52 (45.22%) SQL Server
4 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
5 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
6 30 (26.09%) Banking
7 28 (24.35%) C#
8 24 (20.87%) SharePoint
8 24 (20.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (19.13%) Oracle
9 22 (19.13%) MS Office
9 22 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 20 (17.39%) .NET
11 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 17 (14.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
14 16 (13.91%) PL/SQL
15 15 (13.04%) VB
16 14 (12.17%) Java
16 14 (12.17%) XML
16 14 (12.17%) Data Analysis
16 14 (12.17%) Migration
17 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
18 12 (10.43%) InfoPath
18 12 (10.43%) MS Project Server
18 12 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
18 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
18 12 (10.43%) HTML
18 12 (10.43%) Sybase

VBA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 24 (20.87%) SharePoint
2 17 (14.78%) SharePoint 2010
3 12 (10.43%) MS Project Server
3 12 (10.43%) SAS
4 8 (6.96%) CMS
5 2 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.87%) IIS
6 1 (0.87%) Apache
Applications
1 42 (36.52%) MS Excel
2 22 (19.13%) MS Office
3 12 (10.43%) InfoPath
4 11 (9.57%) MS Project
5 6 (5.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.61%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.87%) Endur
3 1 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.87%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) SAN
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (45.22%) SQL Server
2 24 (20.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (19.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (15.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.57%) MS Access
5 11 (9.57%) RDBMS
5 11 (9.57%) Relational Database
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (6.09%) QlikView
8 5 (4.35%) DTS
9 3 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.87%) Spotfire
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.87%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.87%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.87%) PVCS
2 1 (0.87%) Toad
2 1 (0.87%) MSTest
2 1 (0.87%) Moq
General
1 58 (50.43%) Finance
2 30 (26.09%) Banking
3 9 (7.83%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.61%) Marketing
5 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Retail
5 2 (1.74%) Front Office
5 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.87%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 64 (55.65%) Developer
2 42 (36.52%) Analyst
3 13 (11.30%) SQL Developer
4 12 (10.43%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.70%) VBA Developer
6 8 (6.96%) SQL Server Developer
6 8 (6.96%) Applications Support
6 8 (6.96%) Tools Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Report Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Business Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) Fraud Analyst
9 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.48%) MI Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
11 3 (2.61%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.61%) Programmer
11 3 (2.61%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) .NET
2 14 (12.17%) XML
3 12 (10.43%) HTML
4 11 (9.57%) DHTML
4 11 (9.57%) EJB
4 11 (9.57%) CSS
4 11 (9.57%) JSP
4 11 (9.57%) Servlets
4 11 (9.57%) Web Services
4 11 (9.57%) XSL
4 11 (9.57%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.74%) EDI
5 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.87%) WinForms
6 1 (0.87%) Ajax
6 1 (0.87%) WPF
6 1 (0.87%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.70%) Mainframe
3 5 (4.35%) Statistics
4 4 (3.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (3.48%) Equities
4 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.87%) GIS
5 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.48%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.17%) Migration
1 14 (12.17%) Data Analysis
2 12 (10.43%) Performance Tuning
3 11 (9.57%) Technical Analysis
3 11 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (9.57%) Data Modelling
4 9 (7.83%) Project Management
4 9 (7.83%) Analytics
5 8 (6.96%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.96%) Wealth Management
6 7 (6.09%) Asset Management
6 7 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.22%) Workflow
7 6 (5.22%) Programme Management
7 6 (5.22%) Business Analysis
7 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.35%) Benchmarking
8 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.48%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) SQL
2 28 (24.35%) C#
3 16 (13.91%) PL/SQL
4 15 (13.04%) VB
5 14 (12.17%) Java
6 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.35%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.48%) VB6
9 3 (2.61%) C++
10 1 (0.87%) Perl
10 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Security Cleared
2 13 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (8.70%) Degree
4 5 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.61%) MOS
5 3 (2.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.48%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) XenApp
2 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 22 (19.13%) Oracle
3 12 (10.43%) Sybase
4 6 (5.22%) Business Objects
5 5 (4.35%) HP
5 5 (4.35%) Citrix
6 4 (3.48%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (3.48%) TSYS
6 4 (3.48%) Nintex
7 3 (2.61%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.74%) Teradata
9 1 (0.87%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.87%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.87%) Cognos
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