The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Grinstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 17 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 3 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Grinstead 28.57% - 7.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 100.00% - 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.60%
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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 East Grinstead region.

Programming Languages Category
East Grinstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Grinstead 28.57% 33.33% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Average daily rate £340 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% -21.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -7.14%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Grinstead

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in East Grinstead

VB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in East Grinstead

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Grinstead 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Grinstead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Grinstead 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Report Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft