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 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 56 58
Rank change year-on-year +6 +2  
Contract jobs citing VBA 4 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 0.52% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.56% 1.55% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £300 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +24.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £302 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £310 £450
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 Glasgow with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 257 194 301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 49.05% 33.45% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 110 176
Median daily rate £370 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £261 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £17.32 - £21.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.89 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.36 - £33.50
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 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 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing VBA in Glasgow over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for VBA in Glasgow

VBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for VBA in Glasgow

VBA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for VBA.

1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) LIMS
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
3 1 (14.29%) Basel III
3 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) DB2
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit

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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Programmer
1 3 (42.86%) VBA Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) LIMS
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Credit Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
1 1 (14.29%) MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Basel III
1 1 (14.29%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Perforce
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
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