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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 39 39 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing VB 4 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.08% 2.26% 2.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 5.94% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
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£320 £273 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.43% +14.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £27.50 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-27.05% -13.38%
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
99 202 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 26.76% 38.04% 36.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 84 76
Average daily rate £325 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 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 £12.88 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 20 August 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 +6 1 £320 +17.43%
Worksop - - - -
VB
East Midlands

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) WSH
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) MSI
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
5 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Packager
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) WSH
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VBScript
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft