The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Greenwich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 4 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 16.67% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £431 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.57%
VB
London

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

Programming Languages Category
Greenwich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Greenwich 33.33% - 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £441 - £410
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 - £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 - £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Greenwich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Greenwich

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Greenwich

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Greenwich

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) QMS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Greenwich by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Greenwich 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Performance Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Supplier Performance Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) QMS
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle