The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Nottingham region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 41 23
Contract jobs citing VB 0 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham - 1.04% 4.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.54% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 11
Average daily rate
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- £235 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -0.93%
Programming Languages Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
71 113 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 24.48% 29.43% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 50 51
Average daily rate £338 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +142.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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Nottinghamshire

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 24 July 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SAP
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) WCF

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Wireless
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) DHCP
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Telerik