The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 8 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing VB 5 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 15.15% 3.70% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.78% 5.00% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -11.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -13.38%
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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 Crewe region.

Programming Languages Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 20 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 54.55% 74.07% 53.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 38
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

VB
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Back Office
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) SQL