The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Knutsford region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.82% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £31.75 £32.30
% change year-on-year
-20.47% -1.70%
Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 25.35% 23.15% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 18
Average daily rate £300 £381 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +12.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
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 - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Knutsford

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Knutsford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) CA
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec