The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 4.55% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 10.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £215 -
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
Northern Ireland

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

Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
41 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 46.59% 42.05% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 14
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.96
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 County Antrim

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

VB
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

VB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) VBA
1 11 (100.00%) Sybase
1 11 (100.00%) MS Access
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Banking
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

VB
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MS Access
2 9 (81.82%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) Access Developer
2 9 (81.82%) VBA Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Access VBA Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Programmer
4 4 (36.36%) VBA Programmer
5 2 (18.18%) Excel Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Sybase Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Unix Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Unix Scripter
6 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
6 1 (9.09%) VB Programmer
6 1 (9.09%) VB VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Sybase
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix