The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 24 June 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 66 45
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21  
Contract jobs citing VBA 2 3 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.31% 0.42% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.56% 0.88% 8.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 21
Median daily rate £405 £319 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.05% +4.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £284 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £354 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.55% -  

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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 357 342 308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 54.67% 48.31% 34.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 196 155
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £190.00 - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

VBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

VBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for VBA in Glasgow

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VBA.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) LIMS
4 1 (16.67%) MS Access
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) J2SE
4 1 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing

VBA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MS Access
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Programmer
1 3 (50.00%) VBA Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) J2SE
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) LIMS
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Basel III
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Perforce
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase