The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Peterborough region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 26 18
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 1.16% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.03% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.40 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -0.93%
Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56 66 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 45.90% 38.37% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 27 13
Average daily rate £313 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £475 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £26.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

VB
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) COM
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) COM
1 3 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft