The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 40 40 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing VB 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.72% 0.55% 1.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.32% 1.57% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Average daily rate £324 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.69% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £223 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £407 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.82%
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
151 127 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 54.12% 35.08% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 92 33
Average daily rate £425 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £283 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £518 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) PHPUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) EDI
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) PHP 5
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
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