The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the East Sussex region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing VB 7 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.08% 1.34% 4.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.73% 2.94% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Average daily rate
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£365 £255 £443
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.13% -42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £255 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -3.27%
Programming Languages Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
148 136 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 44.05% 45.64% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 69 68
Average daily rate £263 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 - £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB
South East

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +5 4 £365 +43.13% 6
Eastbourne - - - -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
1 6 (54.55%) VB6
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 4 (36.36%) VBScript
3 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
4 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) COM+

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
1 4 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (36.36%) LoadRunner
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Architect
1 3 (27.27%) Tester
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Application Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automated Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
2 5 (45.45%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (18.18%) COM+
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (9.09%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) Kanban
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) DSDM
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) VB6
2 4 (36.36%) VBScript
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) VMware