The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+1.51% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+1.75% +12.87%
VB
England

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

Programming Languages Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 50 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 19.57% 24.63% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 15
Median daily rate £475 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £640 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

VB
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

VB
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Midlands region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) Data Lineage

VB
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (100.00%) QlikView
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Lineage
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Teradata