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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 74 54
Rank change year-on-year +11 -20  
Contract jobs citing VBA 8 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 1.25% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 4.37% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 18
Median daily rate £275 £375 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% -7.12%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.49 £17.38 £22.56
% change year-on-year +144.53% -22.98%  

VBA is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 368 435 401
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 40.53% 28.64% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 265 254
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 3
Median hourly rate £49.62 £39.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.21% -17.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing VBA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Edinburgh

VBA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Use Case
3 7 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 7 (46.67%) SIEM
4 6 (40.00%) Database Security
4 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 6 (40.00%) Law
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (13.33%) thinkFolio
7 2 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
7 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Charles River
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) Tableau
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Big Data
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.67%) MS Access
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (6.67%) QlikView
3 1 (6.67%) Spotfire
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Banking
3 6 (40.00%) Law
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
1 4 (26.67%) Developer
1 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Database Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Access Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Report Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Report Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SIEM
1 7 (46.67%) Use Case
2 6 (40.00%) Database Security
3 3 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) Asset Management
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) ETL
4 2 (13.33%) Fund Accounting
4 2 (13.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Applied Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
5 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (6.67%) Predictive Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (6.67%) R
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CEH
1 1 (6.67%) CISM
1 1 (6.67%) CISSP
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) GIAC
1 1 (6.67%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Charles River
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Cognos
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Splunk
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