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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing VB 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.21% 2.02% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 9.09% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate
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£295 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.23% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.34% -2.90%
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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 Bracknell region.

Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.79% 22.27% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 34 20
Average daily rate £330 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £285 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £39.50 £29.00 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.20% +36.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MSI
4 1 (25.00%) Retail

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft