The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 7
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - - 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -12.69%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 19.05% 35.29% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £215 £235 £231
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £235 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £277 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Bolton