The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 41 17 31
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Contract jobs citing VB 4 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.92% 5.88% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 14.81% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £220 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -26.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £33.75 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +8.87%
VB
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
179 81 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 41.15% 39.71% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 50 75
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 8
Average hourly rate £35.50 £42.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £36.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £42.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackburn - - - -
VB
North West

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 11 (61.11%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) Data Transformation
6 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
6 5 (27.78%) MS Access
7 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
7 4 (22.22%) Java
7 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
7 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) VBScript
8 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (16.67%) Classic ASP
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Scrum
9 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 2 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (5.56%) WordPress
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (5.56%) Fireworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (27.78%) MS Access
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (5.56%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (5.56%) Data Mart
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) OLAP
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Dreamweaver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Designer
5 1 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VB Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Designer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 2 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.56%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) Flash
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) XHTML
5 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Data Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Data Transformation
3 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (5.56%) Campaign Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) MVVM
5 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) T-SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Java
6 3 (16.67%) VBScript
6 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (11.11%) Python
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (11.11%) Perl
7 2 (11.11%) VB6
8 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.56%) PHP
8 1 (5.56%) VBA
8 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
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