Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 61 106 127
Rank change year-on-year +45 +21 -34
Contract jobs citing VBA 20 11 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.84% 0.47% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.66% 1.30% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Median daily rate £281 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.69% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £256 £340 £313
90th Percentile £315 £455 £463
Scotland median daily rate £300 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £20.36 - £28.25

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 429 847 1,089
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 39.47% 35.87% 35.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 471 675
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £262 £306 £313
90th Percentile £575 £575 £566
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +8.97% -10.12%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +135.29% -60.82%

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for VBA in Edinburgh

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing VBA in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for VBA in Edinburgh

VBA
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing VBA in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for VBA in Edinburgh

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing VBA in Edinburgh.

Hourly rate trend for VBA in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing VBA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for VBA.

1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) Office 365
2 17 (85.00%) Windows 10
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (70.00%) SQL
5 13 (65.00%) Data Analysis
5 13 (65.00%) GDPR
6 12 (60.00%) Collaborative Working
6 12 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 12 (60.00%) OneDrive
6 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
6 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
6 12 (60.00%) Migration
7 11 (55.00%) Information Security
7 11 (55.00%) Problem-Solving
8 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
9 6 (30.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) Oracle
10 5 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (25.00%) SLA
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (25.00%) XenApp
10 5 (25.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
11 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
11 4 (20.00%) Thin Client

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 12 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (75.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (85.00%) Office 365
2 12 (60.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Power BI
1 1 (5.00%) Spotfire
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Consultant
2 11 (55.00%) Technical Consultant
3 10 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
4 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix Support
4 5 (25.00%) Deskside Support
4 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
1 17 (85.00%) Windows 10
2 10 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Data Analysis
2 12 (60.00%) Collaborative Working
2 12 (60.00%) Migration
3 11 (55.00%) Information Security
3 11 (55.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Data Management
5 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
5 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) GDPR
2 5 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
1 5 (25.00%) XenApp
1 5 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau