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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 52 56
Contract jobs citing VB 0 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 1.66% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.65% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Average daily rate - £425 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
VB
East of England

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
232 329 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 38.60% 45.50% 46.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 177 123
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £475 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £32.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft