The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry 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 45 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.72% 1.52% 1.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.13% 4.42% 5.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Median daily rate - £270 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
141 113 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 33.89% 34.35% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 85 75
Median daily rate £383 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -
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 Coventry

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

VB
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Coventry

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 Coventry region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) PLM
1 3 (100.00%) ENOVIA
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Product Management
1 3 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Junior
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (100.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Transformation
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) PLM
1 3 (100.00%) Product Management
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware