The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 37 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing VB 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.42% 0.87% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.18% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £100 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +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 Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
85 74 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 35.42% 32.17% 25.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 62 32
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

VB
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 21 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for VB.

1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript