The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 29 14 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing VB 7 21 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.45% 7.29% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.31% 21.00% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 18 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £320 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £31.56 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-3.34% -2.90%
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
111 100 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 38.81% 34.72% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 65 35
Average daily rate £350 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £195 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 £17.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.85% -49.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) VBScript
3 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 7 (53.85%) OO
3 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
3 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
4 6 (46.15%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (46.15%) VBA
5 4 (30.77%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) NHS
6 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) HTML5
6 3 (23.08%) CSS3
6 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
7 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
7 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (7.69%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
7 1 (7.69%) C

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) DTS
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Report Studio
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) VB Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.69%) MI Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) HTML5
3 3 (23.08%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) EDI
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) OO
1 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
1 7 (53.85%) Test Scripting
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) VBScript
2 7 (53.85%) VB.NET
3 6 (46.15%) VBA
4 4 (30.77%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) C
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) Pascal
6 1 (7.69%) VB6
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft