The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 30 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing VB 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.99% 4.76% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.27% 15.22% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £280 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -5.02%
VB
West Sussex

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
88 46 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 43.35% 31.29% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 33 14
Median daily rate £410 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.10% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 £48.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 Crawley region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) IaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
2 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) AdminStudio
1 2 (66.67%) InstallShield
1 2 (66.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior SCCM Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCDST
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware