The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - - 31
Contract jobs citing VB 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 1.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £20.06
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +86.93%
VB
Oxfordshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
220 164 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 58.98% 47.95% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 137 69
Median daily rate £418 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Median hourly rate £36.00 £55.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.54% +144.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxford region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

VB
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing VB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft