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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 52 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.24% - 2.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% - 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +28.88%

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
114 127 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 27.67% 32.99% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 91 70
Median daily rate £415 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £22.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 - £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 - £37.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API

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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification