The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 42 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing VB 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.88% 0.23% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.42% 0.49% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £339 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +8.73%
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
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
117 203 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 25.71% 46.99% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 136 57
Median daily rate £365 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £14.88 £45.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.94% +246.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) Informatica
2 3 (37.50%) TIBCO
2 3 (37.50%) Clinical Data Management
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 2 (25.00%) HTML5
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Build Automation
1 3 (37.50%) Clinical Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Management
1 3 (37.50%) Data Migration
1 3 (37.50%) Migration
1 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) VBScript
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Informatica
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) TIBCO