The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank - 31 41
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - 1.25% 1.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.79% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £468 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +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 Brighton region.

Programming Languages Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
80 112 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 55.56% 70.00% 45.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 55 69
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £253 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 9
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

VB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Brighton region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle