The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 23 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing VB 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.78% 3.85% 2.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 10.53% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £331 £323
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +2.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +27.00%
VB
Dorset

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
55 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 42.64% 36.54% 39.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 29
Median daily rate £381 £301 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.55% -13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £483
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £37.25 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +199.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bournemouth region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 31 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Samsung
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) UX Design
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Product Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Product Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Product Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
1 1 (50.00%) Psychology
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Human Factors
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) UX Design
2 1 (50.00%) Web Design
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Samsung