The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 23 23
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London - 0.90% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.89% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £330 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £23.85
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.64%
VB
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22 53 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 45.83% 47.75% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 40 31
Median daily rate £475 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £275 £434
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £665
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, London region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London