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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 3.19% 1.08% 6.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.82% 3.85% 15.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate
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£388 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £250 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £250 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.80 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-5.02% -23.00%
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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
34 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 36.17% 27.96% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 34
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £483 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015, 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%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) NAS
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft