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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 70 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing VB 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.49% 0.62% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.01% 1.37% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.71% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £25.00 £28.70
% change year-on-year
+27.00% -12.89%
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
395 365 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 48.29% 45.01% 41.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 228 141
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 32
Average hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +14.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £27.90 £26.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 1 - -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace Cloud
1 2 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace