The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 30 29
Contract jobs citing VB 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.46% 0.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 1.14% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £307 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -23.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £35.00 £20.06
% change year-on-year
-7.85% +74.47%
VB
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
91 88 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 40.63% 40.37% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 48 46
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £403 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £40.00 £28.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% -31.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

VB
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Statistical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Assistant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP