The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - - 3.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £252
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.82%
VB
Cheshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
31 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 30.69% 47.06% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 13
Average daily rate £390 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £345 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) ReportNet
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Transformer
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos Transformer
1 1 (100.00%) DTS
1 1 (100.00%) ReportNet
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cognos
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata