The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 28 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs citing VB 2 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.36% 0.75% 4.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 1.77% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £468 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.57%
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
95 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 64.63% 42.64% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 44
Average daily rate £375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Data Extraction
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Remoting
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) AWD
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) DB2
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) VC++

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 (16.67%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Business Systems Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Finance Business Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Financial Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle