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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 52 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing VB 2 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.43% 1.84% 0.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.77% 3.49% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 2
Median daily rate £325 £316 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -20.49%
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 £45.00 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +86.93%
VB
South West

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
260 258 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 55.32% 52.65% 44.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 146 116
Median daily rate £390 £400 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 17 9
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheltenham -6 2 £325 +6.99%
VB
South West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 4 (57.14%) VB6
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) COM+
4 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) XSL
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) WSDL
4 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) VC++
4 2 (28.57%) MS Access
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory

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 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MS Access
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) FinalBuilder
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
2 2 (28.57%) COM+
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) WSDL
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
2 2 (28.57%) XSL
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Server Building
3 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) VB6
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) VBScript
4 2 (28.57%) VC++
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (28.57%) XenApp
1 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft