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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 57 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.17% - 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% - 5.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 16
Median daily rate £650 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £34.78 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +14.01%
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
299 322 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 51.11% 46.67% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 192 198
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 27
Median hourly rate £41.50 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.28 £37.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon - 1 £650 -
VB
East of England

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 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