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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - - 1.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +12.87%
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
47 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 37.30% 55.07% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 13
Median daily rate £385 £329 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for VB.

1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) CommVault
1 7 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) IDOL
1 7 (100.00%) Altiris
1 7 (100.00%) Meridio
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 7 (100.00%) Dell Compellent
2 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) CRM
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms

VB
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) EDRMS
1 7 (100.00%) IDOL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
1 5 (71.43%) CRM
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Altiris
1 7 (100.00%) CommVault
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) Dell Compellent
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Meridio
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 7 (100.00%) Symantec
1 7 (100.00%) VMware