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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 45 38 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing VB 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.17% 0.28% 1.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.21% 0.83% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £275 £360 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.61% +69.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
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
156 120 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 36.45% 33.99% 39.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 64 68
Average daily rate £310 £360 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £37.28 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.44% +144.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Software Support Engineer
2 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) VB Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Clinical Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Data Migration
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) TIBCO