The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bolton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 7 7
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton - 5.88% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 14.29% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -1.58%
Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 23.08% 41.18% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £215 £235 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% -6.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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