The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 4.35% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £255 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £340 £324
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +5.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
VB
Manchester

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
6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bolton 26.09% 61.90% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £303
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Bolton

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

VB Daily Rate 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

VB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Bolton region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) X++
1 1 (100.00%) MorphX
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MorphX
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSAS Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) SSADM
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) X++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
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