The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Nottinghamshire 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 36 44 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing VB 2 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.59% 1.77% 3.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 5.63% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 10
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 £319
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
Programming Languages Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
89 142 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 26.33% 31.35% 35.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 66 70
Average daily rate £350 £313 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +11.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.50 £40.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.25% +171.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.60 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
VB
East Midlands

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 July 2014. 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 - - - -
Worksop - - - -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) iPad
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) VB6
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 2 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) Wireless
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Field Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) VB6
4 1 (11.11%) VBA
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Telerik