The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 27 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing VB 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.96% 0.56% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 1.75% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -12.69%
VB
Merseyside

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
70 57 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 34.31% 31.84% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 37
Average daily rate £350 £315 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -0.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £463 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) VB6
4 2 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) MVVM
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase
4 2 (33.33%) XAML
4 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (33.33%) OO
4 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (33.33%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) NHS
5 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (16.67%) DTS
5 1 (16.67%) Siebel
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) MS Office
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Struts
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (16.67%) DTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) QlikView
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
2 2 (33.33%) VB Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Siebel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (33.33%) WPF
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) WinForms
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
1 2 (33.33%) MVVM
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) VB6
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) HL7
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) Siebel
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £250 - £500.00 per day + DOE
Posted: 10 days ago