The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 48 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing VB 1 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.21% 1.90% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.51% 5.51% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
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- £210 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £22.69 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% -20.28%
VB
East Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
198 127 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 42.40% 34.42% 33.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 74 62
Average daily rate £350 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £22.69 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+98.32% +33.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £22.69 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £22.69 £31.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

VB
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -6 1 - - 3
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) MTS
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) COM
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB6
3 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) QA
5 2 (33.33%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (16.67%) VBScript
6 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (16.67%) VBA
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) C#

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 4 (66.67%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) VB6
3 4 (66.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) VBA
4 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft