The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Chelmsford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
Programming Languages Category
Chelmsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 7.69% 28.13% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 8
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £30.25 £50.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.50% +127.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
VB
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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 26 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) NetWare
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) NetWare
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix