The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 50 33 44
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing VB 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.58% 1.54% 0.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.62% 5.49% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £419 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-1.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £31.20
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -3.84%
VB
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
185 91 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 35.78% 28.09% 32.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 59 61
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £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 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -13 3 £419 +8.76% 3
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 8 (66.67%) VB6
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (66.67%) C#
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 8 (66.67%) VBA
3 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (66.67%) Classic ASP
4 5 (41.67%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) HND
5 4 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) Windows
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (8.33%) Apple
7 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (8.33%) Windows XP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 8 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 8 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DHCP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (66.67%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 8 (66.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
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 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (8.33%) ETL
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Management
2 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
1 8 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 8 (66.67%) VB6
1 8 (66.67%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) HND
1 4 (33.33%) 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 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Apple