The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.93% 2.20% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 5.56% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £26.40 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.01% -4.00%
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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 Bournemouth region.

Programming Languages Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 36 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 39.81% 39.56% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 24
Average daily rate £418 £475 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.10% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -43.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

VB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
2 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) MI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP