The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.92% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £23.85
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.64%
VB
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Programming Languages Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 40 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 33.94% 37.74% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 41
Median daily rate £435 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £313 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £8.50 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.45% -3.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Gloucester region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) RSpec
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
2 1 (50.00%) Server Building
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) RSpec
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP