The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.88
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.57%
VB
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
16 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 32.65% 37.50% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 5
Average daily rate £263 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £201 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
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 Lincolnshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

VB
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6