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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 61 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -
Contract jobs citing VB 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.11% 0.91% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.72% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £293 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.88%
VB
Scotland

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
184 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 40.98% 32.73% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 20 44
Median daily rate £320 £352 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.97% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -35 5 £293 -10.00%
VB
Scotland

VB
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for VB.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VBA
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ILOG
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 5 (100.00%) Release Management
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
1 5 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) ILOG