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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 55 60 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing VB 3 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.55% 0.46% 3.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 1.36% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 9
Average daily rate £310 £200 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £384 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £22.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -33.33%
VB
South East

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
272 220 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 50.18% 34.00% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 146 64
Average daily rate £415 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

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
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Oxford 0 2 £324 +2.69% 2
VB
South East

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) PHP 5
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Fintech
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) PHPUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Excel Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PHP Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) EDI
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
1 1 (33.33%) PHP 5
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
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