The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank 15 41 29
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing VB 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 15.38% 0.68% 0.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 2.13% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Median daily rate £416 £238 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +28.88%

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

Programming Languages Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 53.85% 32.19% 39.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 33
Median daily rate £348 £380 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.55% +5.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £428 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine - 8 £416 - 2
VB
Scotland

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 11 (91.67%) Configuration Management
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 8 (66.67%) Prototyping
3 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
3 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 8 (66.67%) HTTP
3 8 (66.67%) HTTPS
3 8 (66.67%) SSL
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) MSI
3 8 (66.67%) REXX
3 8 (66.67%) Tcl
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) VB6
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) HTTP
1 8 (66.67%) HTTPS
1 8 (66.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MSI
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Configuration Management
2 8 (66.67%) Patch Management
2 8 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 8 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 8 (66.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 3 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (25.00%) Release Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (66.67%) REXX
2 8 (66.67%) Tcl
3 3 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (25.00%) VB6
3 3 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (66.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (66.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) ILOG
2 1 (8.33%) HP
Erskine
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