The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank - - 57
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 1.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.50 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+84.48% +28.88%

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

Programming Languages Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
286 229 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 51.91% 40.60% 45.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 123 183
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 32
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £36.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) API Development
2 1 (50.00%) SPServices
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) InfoPath
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared SharePoint Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SPServices
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) API Development
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Optimisation
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared