The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
England / East of England
Rank 121 116 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Contract jobs citing VB 2 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.094% 0.35% 1.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.96% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 20
Median daily rate £263 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £344 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £70.00 £20.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +234.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £53.00 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+82.75% -4.91%

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 of England region.

Programming Languages Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
863 834 909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.48% 36.23% 35.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 496 541
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 84 61
Median hourly rate £40.50 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £36.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.78 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

VB
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

VB
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire +3 1 £225 -50.00% 1
Suffolk - 1 £300 - 1
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (23.08%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Time Management
6 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Redmine
6 2 (15.38%) Finance
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (15.38%) MySQL
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) C
6 2 (15.38%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
7 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Essbase
7 1 (7.69%) PLM
7 1 (7.69%) PTC
7 1 (7.69%) Windchill
7 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (7.69%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CODA-Financials
1 1 (7.69%) Cognos Planning
1 1 (7.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (7.69%) Essbase
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Bugzilla
2 2 (15.38%) Redmine
3 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Access Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Manager
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) jQuery
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Middleware
4 1 (7.69%) RESTful
4 1 (7.69%) SPServices
4 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Client/Server
1 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
1 2 (15.38%) Time Management
2 1 (7.69%) Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) API Development
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
2 1 (7.69%) OO
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (7.69%) PLM
2 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.69%) Release Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Optimisation
2 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
2 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) COBOL
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) CODA
2 1 (7.69%) Cognos
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) PTC
2 1 (7.69%) Siemens
2 1 (7.69%) VMware