The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 22 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.95% 2.04% 2.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.45% 4.76% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £325 £405 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £350 £327
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £34.78 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+25.80% +15.91%
VB
Gloucestershire

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
69 42 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 65.71% 42.86% 57.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 53
Median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +4.87%
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 Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

VB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 5 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) COM+
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB6