The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 30 27
Contract jobs citing VB 0 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 1.87% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 7.25% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
VB
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.56% 25.75% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 38
Median daily rate £450 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £133 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £332
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £125.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-90.00% +733.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £125.00 £15.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) TickIT
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITSM
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Wiki
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) zOS
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) DB2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Support
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Support
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) ITSM
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) ServiceNow