The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 10
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - 2.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £175
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.57%
VB
Essex

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

Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
14 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 21.54% 20.41% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 6
Average daily rate £325 £225 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -23.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £225 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +46.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Chelmsford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Chelmsford

VB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CODA
1 1 (33.33%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chelmsford 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Planning
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Support
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Support
1 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
1 1 (33.33%) VB6
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) XenServer
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) CODA
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) VMware