The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 37 37
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.66% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.27% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £306 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.82%
VB
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
163 158 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 44.17% 52.15% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 89 74
Average daily rate £370 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%
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 Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge