The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - 1.75% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 5.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
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
Cambridgeshire

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

Programming Languages Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
29 39 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 31.18% 34.21% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 32
Median daily rate £350 £265 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -14.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £220 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £44.50 £26.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.15% +40.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.00 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for VB.

1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VB6

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) VB6