The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Bridgend 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 3.13% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.25 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Bridgend
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
8 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bridgend 25.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate £325 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
VB
South Wales

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Bridgend

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Bridgend

VB
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft