The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 25 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.51% - 0.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.39% - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£275 - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.85 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.64% -31.87%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Programming Languages Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 66 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 36.36% 29.60% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 37
Average daily rate £325 £360 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +19.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +27.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £33.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £33.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.20 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +3.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

VB
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) EFT

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA