The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bracknell region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell - 6.90% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 27.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £321 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.27%
Programming Languages Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 22.87% 24.90% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 27
Average daily rate £390 £395 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.26% +17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB
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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 25 July 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 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) IIS
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
3 4 (50.00%) IDOL
3 4 (50.00%) Google
3 4 (50.00%) Lua
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) SCCM
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Legal

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (50.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) IDOL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) WinRunner
1 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
1 1 (12.50%) AdminStudio
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) User Stories
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Lua
2 2 (25.00%) VBScript
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) AppSense