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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 114 121 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing VB 10 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.50% 0.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% 1.33% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 19
Median daily rate £331 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £318 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £70.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +164.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.05 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+18.08% +23.50%
VB
England

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
914 980 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 40.07% 37.56% 38.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 520 559 732
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 104 48
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £29.00 £22.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.78 £56.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the East of England region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +3 4 £363 - 5
East Anglia -1 3 - -
Suffolk -2 1 £300 -23.07%
Bedfordshire -3 1 £225 -50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £650 -
VB
England

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 (52.94%) .NET
2 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
3 7 (41.18%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Time Management
5 5 (29.41%) Release Management
5 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
5 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
5 5 (29.41%) ITSM
5 5 (29.41%) Essbase
5 5 (29.41%) J2EE
5 5 (29.41%) MS Access
5 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
6 4 (23.53%) Windows
6 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
6 4 (23.53%) COBOL
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Java
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) Marketing
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) JIRA
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Infor
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared

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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) IIS
3 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.88%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos Planning
2 1 (5.88%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
1 2 (11.76%) Yammer
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Essbase
1 5 (29.41%) MS Access
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
4 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
2 2 (11.76%) Redmine
3 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (17.65%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
5 2 (11.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Access Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Manager
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Database Architect
6 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support
6 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) J2EE
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET
4 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.88%) COM
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) jQuery
5 1 (5.88%) JSON
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) SPServices
5 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Client/Server
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Data Analysis
1 6 (35.29%) Time Management
2 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) ITSM
2 5 (29.41%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Case Management
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Data Management
3 2 (11.76%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) API Development
4 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (5.88%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) COBOL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) C
5 2 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Infor
3 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) CODA
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) PTC
4 1 (5.88%) Siemens
4 1 (5.88%) VMware
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