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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 34 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing VB 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.66% 0.58% 3.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.99% 1.38% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £468 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
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
134 145 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 55.60% 42.03% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 80 59
Average daily rate £345 £323 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.97% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £188 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £438 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 19 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +17 2 £468 - 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Flash
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe
4 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
4 2 (25.00%) CMS
4 2 (25.00%) 3ds Max
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 2 (25.00%) Ruby
4 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
4 2 (25.00%) QA

VB
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) concrete5
1 2 (25.00%) Drupal
1 2 (25.00%) ExpressionEngine
1 2 (25.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
1 2 (25.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) 3ds Max
1 2 (25.00%) Acrobat
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (25.00%) GIMP
1 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Magento
2 1 (12.50%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Grunt
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Finance Business Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (25.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) D3.js
2 2 (25.00%) Ember.js
2 2 (25.00%) Flash
2 2 (25.00%) GreenSock GSAP
2 2 (25.00%) Highcharts JS
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) JSP
2 2 (25.00%) Laravel
2 2 (25.00%) Marmalade SDK
2 2 (25.00%) MooTools
2 2 (25.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (25.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Extraction
2 2 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Android Development
1 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (25.00%) iOS Development
1 2 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) ActionScript
3 2 (25.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) VC++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe
1 2 (25.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (25.00%) Zend
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle