The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeenshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeenshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +74.47%
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 Aberdeenshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Aberdeenshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeenshire 100.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeenshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeenshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeenshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeenshire