The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 16 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing VB 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.94% 4.05% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% 30.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-33.82% -2.85%
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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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Programming Languages Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 26.47% 13.51% 37.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 11
Average daily rate £350 £363 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +28.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £273 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

VB
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft