The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 64 68 64
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing VB 13 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.41% 0.55% 0.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.70% 1.34% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £180 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.55% -46.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.25 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+2.65% +11.88%
VB
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Programming Languages Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
351 374 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 37.95% 41.19% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 315 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £433 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Median hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £9.28 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.43 £94.10 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for VB.

1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (35.00%) VBScript
4 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
6 5 (25.00%) QlikView
6 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
6 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (25.00%) ITIL
6 5 (25.00%) MS Office
6 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.00%) TestComplete
8 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Workflow
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
8 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
9 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
9 2 (10.00%) SAP BW

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) QlikView
3 2 (10.00%) MS Access
3 2 (10.00%) SAP BW
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.00%) MSI
2 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) InstallShield
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Back Office
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Report Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Automation Tester
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ADO
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Data Analysis
3 5 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
6 2 (10.00%) Application Virtualisation
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Release Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Deployment
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) VBScript
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) Perl
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) SCCM
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) Cognos
4 1 (5.00%) Tableau
Bristol
TDA Group
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago