The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing VB 11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 5.00% 0.70% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.33% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 0
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£345 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-19.76% -9.09%
VB
East 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 Derbyshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60 97 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 27.27% 34.15% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 14
Average daily rate £325 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £454 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +6 11 £345 +6.15% 1
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 (72.22%) SC Cleared
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 10 (55.56%) MSI
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
4 8 (44.44%) Application Packaging
4 8 (44.44%) Wise Package Studio
4 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (44.44%) WSH
4 8 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (38.89%) QA
6 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
7 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
7 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
8 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
8 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 3 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
10 2 (11.11%) Validation
10 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 2 (11.11%) OOP
10 2 (11.11%) OO
10 2 (11.11%) MS Office

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire 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 2 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) MSI
2 8 (44.44%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (22.22%) LoadRunner
5 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (5.56%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Applications Packager
2 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Test Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Excel Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
4 1 (5.56%) ASP Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Application Packaging
1 8 (44.44%) WSH
2 1 (5.56%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 10 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 10 (55.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
1 1 (5.56%) VBScript
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
1 1 (5.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) SC Cleared
1 13 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) HP
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