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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.47% - 0.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.79% - 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £316
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £25.80
% change year-on-year
-4.08% -5.02%
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
56 72 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 26.05% 30.00% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 37
Median daily rate £425 £380 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £19.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) VBA
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VB6
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Classic ASP
2 5 (83.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 6 (100.00%) VB6
1 6 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
Northampton
Edward Carter Solutions
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