The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 51 48
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing VB 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.32% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.61% 0.41% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £335 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
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
164 245 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 52.56% 51.36% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 146 146
Median daily rate £400 £370 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £467 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £57.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £53.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

VB
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP