The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 59 50
Contract jobs citing VB 0 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 1.12% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.61% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £270 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £316 £336
% change year-on-year
+8.30% -5.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.80 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-5.02% -24.13%
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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
335 307 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.79% 43.12% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 164 119
Average daily rate £325 £375 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +23.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 35
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) DTS
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) X++
2 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) DTS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) X++
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center