The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 44 49
Contract jobs citing VB 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.32% 1.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 2.67% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £400 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.75%
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 £53.00 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+82.75% -4.91%

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

Programming Languages Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
196 225 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 52.41% 49.45% 47.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 113 155
Median daily rate £425 £415 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 13 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £28.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £56.53 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

VB
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) COM+
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) COM+
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XML Schema
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB6
2 1 (33.33%) Java