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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 33 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 0.52% 1.17% 1.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 2.46% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £425 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -12.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +5.88%
VB
East Sussex

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
128 122 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 66.32% 47.66% 51.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 84 54
Median daily rate £450 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £413 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (50.00%) SOLID
2 1 (50.00%) YAGNI
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) AutoMapper
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) MVS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOP
1 1 (50.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) SOLID
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft