Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for VBA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VBA over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 117 101 97
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing VBA 18 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.61% 1.04% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.72% 2.85% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 26
Edinburgh median daily rate £338 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +19.23% -7.14%
10th Percentile £249 £308 £208
90th Percentile £475 £440 £456
Scotland median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - £28.71
Scotland median hourly rate £19.00 - £28.71

VBA is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1048 772 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.57% 36.57% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 480 501
Edinburgh median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £263
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.50 £47.25 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.03% +85.29% -27.14%
10th Percentile £20.20 £41.43 £14.00
90th Percentile £42.59 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -41.46% +9.33% +7.14%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing VBA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Edinburgh

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VBA in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Edinburgh

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Edinburgh

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VBA in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBA.

1 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) VB
4 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (27.78%) VBScript
5 5 (27.78%) Workflow
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Cognos
7 3 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (16.67%) Windows
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (16.67%) Analytics
7 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 3 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
8 2 (11.11%) Visual Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
8 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
8 2 (11.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 2 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Sybase
8 2 (11.11%) Java
8 2 (11.11%) SAS

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (11.11%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 13 (72.22%) Banking
2 11 (61.11%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) QC Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SAS Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau Developer
4 1 (5.56%) VBA Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) VBA Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Windows 10
1 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Workflow
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Regulatory Compliance
3 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) VB
2 5 (27.78%) VBScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) C
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cognos
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Sybase
4 1 (5.56%) Alteryx
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Tableau