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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 17 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing VB 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.64% 0.44% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.53% 1.37% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -12.69%
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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 Docklands, London region.

Programming Languages Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
38 73 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 34.55% 32.02% 33.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 65
Average daily rate £600 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £344 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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 Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

VB
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 6 (100.00%) VBA
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VB Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) VBA
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle