The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 40 43
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.52% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.47% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +2.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.92%
VB
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
77 81 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.38% 20.93% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 58 78
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 7
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +96.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

VB
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared