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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 19 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 3.16% - 1.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.33% - 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£265 - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -14.19%
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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
36 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 37.89% 44.23% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 10
Average daily rate £359 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.00% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £113 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £610 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £140.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 22 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Kentico
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (33.33%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Excel Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) MI Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore