The table below looks at the statistics for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank 103 115 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Contract jobs citing VB 44 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.50% 0.58% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.07% 1.82% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 22
Median daily rate £365 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.35% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £325 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £323
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.75 £27.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +5.88%
VB
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1081 936 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.78% 31.66% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 583 482 642
Median daily rate £350 £363 £371
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 16
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £42.00
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing VB as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

VB
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VB across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

VB Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

VB
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Glasgow +16 18 £365 +12.30%
Edinburgh -12 9 £413 +50.00% 2
Aberdeen - 7 - - 2
Renfrewshire -36 4 £275 -15.38%
Fife +9 1 £355 -
VB
UK

VB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for VB.

1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 26 (47.27%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) HTML
5 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
6 22 (40.00%) Oracle
7 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET
8 19 (34.55%) HP
8 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
8 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
9 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
10 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
10 14 (25.45%) HP UFT
10 14 (25.45%) CRM
10 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
11 13 (23.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 13 (23.64%) SQL
11 13 (23.64%) Finance
11 13 (23.64%) VB6
12 12 (21.82%) Java
12 12 (21.82%) Functional Testing
13 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (20.00%) SDLC
13 11 (20.00%) jQuery
13 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
14 10 (18.18%) CSS
14 10 (18.18%) Workflow
15 9 (16.36%) Web Services
15 9 (16.36%) ISEB
15 9 (16.36%) Test Automation

VB
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Domino
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.82%) Captiva
4 1 (1.82%) IIS
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 2 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.55%) SAN
2 4 (7.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
3 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.27%) MySQL
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.64%) MS Access
6 2 (3.64%) QlikView
6 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (25.45%) HP UFT
2 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (23.64%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Back Office
3 3 (5.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Electronics
5 1 (1.82%) German Language
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Automation Tester
2 7 (12.73%) SharePoint Developer
2 7 (12.73%) Tester
3 5 (9.09%) Architect
3 5 (9.09%) VB Developer
3 5 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
4 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.45%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) VB Programmer
6 2 (3.64%) Web Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (72.73%) .NET
2 25 (45.45%) HTML
3 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET
4 11 (20.00%) jQuery
5 10 (18.18%) CSS
6 9 (16.36%) Web Services
7 8 (14.55%) XML
8 7 (12.73%) ADO.NET
9 5 (9.09%) JSP
10 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
11 1 (1.82%) EJB
11 1 (1.82%) JPA
11 1 (1.82%) Middleware
11 1 (1.82%) REST
11 1 (1.82%) WCF
11 1 (1.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Unix
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) AIX
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.82%) MVS
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) CRM
2 12 (21.82%) Functional Testing
3 11 (20.00%) SDLC
3 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 10 (18.18%) Workflow
5 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
6 7 (12.73%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.91%) Configuration Management
7 6 (10.91%) ITIL
7 6 (10.91%) Migration
7 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.09%) Release Management
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.27%) TOGAF
10 3 (5.45%) Dashboard Development
10 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
10 3 (5.45%) ETL
10 3 (5.45%) OO
10 3 (5.45%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (49.09%) JavaScript
2 26 (47.27%) C#
3 15 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 13 (23.64%) VB6
5 12 (21.82%) Java
6 7 (12.73%) VBA
7 6 (10.91%) C++
8 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.64%) C
9 2 (3.64%) LotusScript
9 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.64%) VBScript
10 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.82%) Perl
10 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.82%) Python
10 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) SC Cleared
1 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.45%) ISTQB
3 13 (23.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (16.36%) ISEB
5 5 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (7.27%) CCNA
6 4 (7.27%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.27%) Degree
7 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) MCP
8 1 (1.82%) MCTS
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (7.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) Oracle
3 19 (34.55%) HP
4 7 (12.73%) Nintex
5 5 (9.09%) Cisco
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) EMC
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
6 4 (7.27%) ILOG
6 4 (7.27%) VMware
7 2 (3.64%) Lotus
7 2 (3.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) Avaya
8 1 (1.82%) Cognos
8 1 (1.82%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.82%) Planview
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