The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing VB 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.72% 1.22% 1.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.17% 3.03% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+121.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £31.28 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-0.88% +0.89%
VB
Nottinghamshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
138 132 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 33.01% 40.24% 34.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 73 66
Average daily rate £360 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Average hourly rate £32.05 - £11.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 - £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 - £19.39
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) MTS
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) COM
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) JSON
4 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
4 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing VB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) MTS
2 1 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (20.00%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (20.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) COM
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore