The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 41 38
Contract jobs citing VB 0 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - 2.10% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.73% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 6
Median daily rate - £340 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +74.47%
VB
South East

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 Sussex region.

Programming Languages Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
152 169 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 53.71% 44.36% 41.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 123 73
Median daily rate £400 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 12
Median hourly rate - £18.68 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -0.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

VB
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Sussex region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SAS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SAS Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (33.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) AutoMapper
2 1 (33.33%) COM+
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) SOLID
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 1 (33.33%) R
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft