The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%

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

Programming Languages Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
194 181 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.61% 30.37% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 97 106
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £284 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £623 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 13
Median hourly rate £45.71 £49.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.66% +32.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.72 £37.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Redmine
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Redmine
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Access Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Database Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) PLM
1 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) PTC
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens
2 1 (25.00%) VMware