The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 30 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 Renfrewshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VB 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 0.68% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£456 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.70 £31.75
% change year-on-year
-2.72% -19.05%
Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 37.41% 43.48% 86.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 10 13
Average daily rate £349 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.75% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £370 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £550 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) HP
1 6 (85.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (57.14%) PKI
3 4 (57.14%) Netcool
3 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MCSD
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) MSI

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire 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 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 1 (14.29%) MSI
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) AdminStudio
1 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
1 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
1 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Radia Specialist
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Wintel Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fat Client
1 4 (57.14%) PKI
1 4 (57.14%) Thin Client
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Change Control
1 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) REXX
3 1 (14.29%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (85.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Netcool
3 1 (14.29%) WSUS
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) CA