The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 28 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 42 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 1.41% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 4.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £355 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.80 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-5.02% -23.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
270 160 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 36.39% 32.32% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 102 75
Average daily rate £425 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +78.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.85%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

VB
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) UltraEdit

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) UltraEdit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PMI Certification