The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 14 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing VB 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 4.00% 2.16% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 8.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +3.92%
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
17 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chelmsford 34.00% 26.62% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £263 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £460 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 6
Median hourly rate £36.25 £42.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.50 £31.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.45 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +4.02%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chelmsford region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 14 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 Chelmsford region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) CODA
1 1 (50.00%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Planning

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Planning
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CODA
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos