The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 9 18
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 3.03% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 14.29% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £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 £45.00 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +86.93%
VB
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
9 7 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.03% 21.21% 41.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 26
Median daily rate £228 £550 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.63% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £450 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB across the Aberdeen region.

VB Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Aberdeen region.

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

VB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 7 (100.00%) Workflow
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Nintex
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Workflow
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) jQuery
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) SDLC
1 7 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Nintex
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle