The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.91% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £23.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+9.57% -7.84%
VB
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
136 82 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 62.10% 37.79% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 58 23
Median daily rate £400 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +14.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £341 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Median hourly rate £21.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +4.22%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Chester

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Chester region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 4 (50.00%) XAML
3 4 (50.00%) CSS
3 4 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 4 (50.00%) Validation
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) HTML5
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) CSS3
3 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) VBScript
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (37.50%) VMware

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Server Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) VB Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Applications Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Technical Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) CSS3
1 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) WPF
1 4 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (37.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 4 (50.00%) XAML
2 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) EMC