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 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 31 30
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing VB 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.06% 1.10% 0.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 4.62% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
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
91 65 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 32.16% 23.81% 32.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 43 44
Median daily rate £410 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% -4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £533 £492
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

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 27 September 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) VB6
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (91.67%) C#
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
2 11 (91.67%) VBA
2 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 11 (91.67%) Classic ASP
2 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (91.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (58.33%) ITIL
4 6 (50.00%) HND
4 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) SAP
6 1 (8.33%) BYOD
6 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
6 1 (8.33%) Service Management
6 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
6 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (8.33%) Apple
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script

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 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
1 11 (91.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
1 11 (91.67%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) .NET Framework
1 11 (91.67%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (8.33%) BYOD
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) VB.NET
1 11 (91.67%) VB6
1 11 (91.67%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) HND
1 6 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Apple