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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Berkshire / Bracknell
Rank 35 33 28
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.36% 0.70% 2.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.54% 2.90% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Median daily rate - £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +35.59%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%

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
65 69 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 23.13% 24.04% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 30
Median daily rate £450 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.41% -60.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint

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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP