The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 21 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing VB 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.57% 2.42% 1.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.63% 18.75% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.74% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-27.50% -13.04%
VB
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Programming Languages Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
43 16 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 30.71% 12.90% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 39
Average daily rate £366 £400 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.43% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £48.00 £39.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

VB
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) WCF
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VBScript
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle