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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 37 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing VB 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.54% 2.06% 2.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.55% 4.76% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 6
Median daily rate £355 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.26% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £340 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £354 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +86.93%
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
157 147 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 60.38% 43.36% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 103 87
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 14
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £19.96
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +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
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
Hove - 2 £355 -
Brighton 0 1 - - 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) AWD
2 4 (80.00%) VC++
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) COM+
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) OOP

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) AWD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (20.00%) MSTest
2 1 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) AutoMapper
3 1 (20.00%) COM+
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SOLID
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) C
2 4 (80.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) VC++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle