The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 24 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs citing VB 3 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.88% 1.88% 1.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.26% 6.15% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £419 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £31.40
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -4.45%
VB
Northamptonshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
92 65 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 26.98% 30.52% 28.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 37 30
Median daily rate £370 £425 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.29%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Northampton region with a requirement for VB.

1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) VB6
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
3 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
3 7 (63.64%) VBA
3 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
3 7 (63.64%) Classic ASP
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) HND
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 1 (9.09%) Windows
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
8 1 (9.09%) Apple
8 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
8 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 1 (9.09%) Windows XP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
1 7 (63.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 7 (63.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Framework
2 7 (63.64%) Classic ASP
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) BYOD
1 1 (9.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Android
1 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
1 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) ETL
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) VB.NET
1 7 (63.64%) VB6
1 7 (63.64%) VBA
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) HND
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Apple