The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.73% - 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.33% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £20.06 £27.00
% change year-on-year
+79.46% -25.70%
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
79 36 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 27.34% 16.74% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 17
Average daily rate £363 £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.81% -25.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £501 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.80% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) UNIX
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (22.22%) zOS
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) TickIT
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) ITSM
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) DB2
4 2 (22.22%) COBOL
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 2 (22.22%) VBScript
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SMTP
1 1 (11.11%) SNMP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) PVCS
General
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Database Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) MI Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Database Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) ODBC
1 1 (11.11%) OLE
1 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
1 2 (22.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) UNIX
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) zOS
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Security Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) VBA
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) VB6
2 2 (22.22%) COBOL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) NFS
2 1 (11.11%) Samba
2 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
1 2 (22.22%) Fujitsu
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Egenera
2 1 (11.11%) Serena
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) EMC
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
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