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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South East / East Sussex
Rank 26 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing VB 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.49% 0.84% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.21% 1.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £414 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +28.88%

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
96 127 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 47.76% 53.14% 41.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 79 79
Median daily rate £400 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £288 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 17
Median hourly rate £42.00 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

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 20 February 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
Hove - 5 £414 -
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Sussex region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) R
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 5 (55.56%) SAS
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MVS
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (55.56%) MATLAB
2 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Big Data
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) VC++
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle

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 5 (55.56%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
1 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) SAS Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) MVS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) MATLAB
2 5 (55.56%) R
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
3 4 (44.44%) VB6
3 4 (44.44%) VC++
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle