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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 35 47 24
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing VB 2 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.56% 1.52% 4.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 3.67% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Average daily rate
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£334 £273 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.47% +14.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £231 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £255
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.03 £26.45 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.27% -3.81%
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
106 218 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 29.86% 41.52% 35.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 87 59
Average daily rate £320 £318 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.78% +15.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +142.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 15 September 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) WSH
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MSI
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (33.33%) EPiServer

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
1 1 (33.33%) Kentico
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSI
1 1 (33.33%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Packager
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) WSH
2 1 (33.33%) WinForms
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) EPiServer
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore