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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 58 68 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Contract jobs citing VB 14 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.55% 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.86% 1.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £363 £438 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +42.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +86.93%
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
363 331 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 40.20% 37.11% 39.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 268 263
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 8
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.27% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £9.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £100.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) VBScript
3 9 (42.86%) MS Office
4 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
5 7 (33.33%) Windows
5 7 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 5 (23.81%) MSI
7 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (23.81%) Time Management
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
7 5 (23.81%) Migration
7 5 (23.81%) Release Management
7 5 (23.81%) SCCM
7 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
7 5 (23.81%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (19.05%) WSUS
8 4 (19.05%) QlikView
8 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
8 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Trend Analysis
8 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (19.05%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) VBA

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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) MS Office
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) QlikView
3 3 (14.29%) MS Access
4 2 (9.52%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MSI
2 3 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 2 (9.52%) HP UFT
3 2 (9.52%) InstallShield
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Administrator
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) SCCM Administrator
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (9.52%) VBA Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 10
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Unix
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) Application Virtualisation
2 5 (23.81%) Migration
2 5 (23.81%) Release Management
2 5 (23.81%) Software Deployment
2 5 (23.81%) Time Management
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (9.52%) Application Packaging
5 2 (9.52%) Service Management
6 1 (4.76%) Change Management
6 1 (4.76%) Validation
6 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) VBScript
2 8 (38.10%) PowerShell
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VBA
4 2 (9.52%) C#
5 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
2 4 (19.05%) WSUS
3 1 (4.76%) Nagios
3 1 (4.76%) Puppet
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) Cognos