The first table below looks at the demand for VB skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB over the 3 months to 24 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 Solihull 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic (VB)
Rank - 14 11
Contract jobs citing VB 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 2.13% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 15.38% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.75 £32.05
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -0.93%
Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 33.33% 13.83% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Average daily rate £330 £304 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +25.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £160 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £393 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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VB
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

VB Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

VB
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

VB Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

VB
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

VB Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull